Klein Family School of Communications Design
Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.A., Queen's University
B.A. (Honors), University of Calgary
Nancy Kang is an assistant professor in the Klein Family School of Communications Design at the University of Baltimore, teaching North American multiethnic and diaspora literatures. Her publications include past or forthcoming articles in MELUS, Canadian Literature , Women's Studies, Latino Studies, African American Review, Callaloo, ECW: Essays on Canadian Writing , LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory , Journal of Lesbian Studies , and various chapters in edited and reference works. Her co-edited collection The Culture and Philosophy of Ridley Scott was published in 2013. An alumna of the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute in contemporary African-American literature at Pennsylvania State University, she is co-authoring, with Silvio Torres-Saillant, a monograph on Dominican-American poet Rhina Espaillat. Her future projects include a study of the intersection between sexualities, violence, and folklore in literature by contemporary North American writers of color. Kang won the University of Baltimore College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award in 2016. She was also the recipient of the University System of Maryland Women’s Forum Faculty Research Award in 2016.