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Associate Professor of Asian Studies and English, Bowdoin College

Belinda Kong's research focuses on contemporary literature by Chinese Diaspora and Asian American writers, with special attention to geopolitics, biopolitics, and state power. Her first book, Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square, analyzes Chinese diasporic fictions on the 1989 Tiananmen movement and massacre. Her current book project examines global pandemic discourses around the 2003 SARS epidemic. Her teaching areas include Asian American literature, Asian Diaspora literature, and Chinese and Chinese Diaspora literature.


  • –present
    Professor of Asian Studies, Bowdoin College