Belinda Kong

Affiliation: Asian Studies, English, Chinese
John F. and Dorothy H. Magee Associate Professor of Asian Studies and English — On Leave 2019-2020

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, Chinese and Chinese Diaspora literature.

Curriculum Vitae

Belinda Kong


  • PhD, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan, 2005
  • MA, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan, 1999
  • BA, English and Philosophy, College of William and Mary, 1998