Su Fang Ng
- Early Modern Literature
- Postcolonial Literature
- Comparative Literature
- Milton Society of America
- Shakespeare Association of America
- Modern Language Association
- Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- M.A., Emory University
- B.A., Whitman College
Awards and Honors
Clifford A. Cutchins Professor, Virginia Tech, 2017
Solmsen Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2017-2018.
Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford University, Trinity 2016.
Visiting Fellow, Centre for Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University, Oct 2015-April 2016.
Affiliated Fellow, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, June 2011
Harrington Fellow, University of Texas at Austin, 2009-2010.
Delta Delta Delta Fellow, National Humanities Center, 2007-2008.
American Philosophical Society/British Academy Joint Fellowship for Research in London, June-August 2007.
Bunting Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, 2005-2006.
Short-term Fellow, Newberry Library, Chicago, May 2003.
Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance. Classical Presences series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.
Literature and the Politics of Family in Seventeenth-Century England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, paperback 2009.
Edited Journal Special Issue
Editor, Transcultural Networks in the Indian Ocean, 16th-18th Centuries: Europeans and Indian Ocean Societies in Interaction, special issue of Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 48.2 (2015): 119-340.
“Milton, Buchanan, and King Arthur,” Review of English Studies (2019).
“Speaking Transnationally: Early Modern European Cross-Cultural Exchanges with Islamic Southeast Asia,” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 48.2 (July 2015): 289-313.
“Global Souvenirs: Bridging East and West in the Malay Alexander Romance,” special issue on The Global Middle Ages, ed. Geraldine Heng and Lynn Ramey, Literature Compass 11/7 (2014): 395-408.
“Dutch Wars, Global Trade, and the Heroic Poem: Dryden’s Annus Mirabilis (1666) and Amin’s Sya’ir Perang Mengkasar (1670),” Modern Philology 109.3 (February 2012): 352-84.
“Pirating Paradise: Alexander the Great, Dutch East Indies, and Satanic Empire in Milton’s Paradise Lost,” Milton Studies 52 (2011): 59-91.
(with Kenneth Hodges) “Saint George, Islam, and Regional Courts in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” Studies in the Age of Chaucer 32 (2010): 257-94.
“Global Renaissance: Alexander the Great and Early Modern Classicism from the British Isles to the Malay Archipelago,” Comparative Literature 58.4 (Fall 2006): 293-312.
“Resistance,” in A Cultural History of Western Empires, Vol. 3 The Renaissance, ed. Ania Loomba, gen. ed. Antoinette Burton, Bloomsbury Cultural History series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, UK, 2018. Pp. 181-202.
“Genealogical Memory: Constructing Female Rule in Seventeenth-Century Aceh,” in Gendered Temporalities in the Early Modern World, ed. Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2018. Pp. 135-57.
“Bare-forked Animals: King Lear and the Problems of Patriarchalism,” in Family Politics in Early Modern Literature, ed. Hannah Crawforth and Sarah Lewis. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. 173-90.
“Spenser’s Erotic Refusals,” in The Erotics of Memory in Shakespeare’s England, ed. John Garrison and Kyle Pivetti. New York: Routledge, 2016. Pp. 192-206.
“The Alexander Romance in Southeast Asia: Wonder, Islam, and Knowledge of the World,” in Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages: Transcultural Perspectives, ed. Markus Stock and Stefanie Schmitt. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. Pp. 104-22.