Hua Hsu
Published December 13, 2013
Updated April 17, 2021

Hua Hsu is an assistant professor of English and director of American Studies at Vassar College and a staff writer at The New Yorker. He began writing about film, music and sports as a graduate student at Harvard and has covered a wide range of cultural issues for Artforum, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, the New York Times and Slate.

Hsu is an executive board member of the Asian American Writers Workshop. He is author of A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific (2016)

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Expertise: Culture criticism, American intellectual history, Transpacific studies, cultural studies

Location: Poughkeepsie, N.Y.


Phone: (845) 437-5649

Twitter: @huahsu

Hsu discusses “How Writing Matters” for Vassar College

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