SHIRLEY J. LIM
Associate Professor (Ph.D., UCLA, 1998)
Office: SBS N-327
Interests: Twentieth-century U.S., Asian-American history, cultural history, women
In addition to my position in the History Department, I'm an affiliate faculty in
Women and Gender Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, and Africana Studies.
I have held a research fellowship at Australian National University (2010). My first
A Feeling of Belonging: Asian American Women’s Public Culture, 1930–1960 (NYU Press, 2006). My second book,
Anna May Wong: Performing the Modern (2019) has been recently published by Temple University Press.
• "' Speaking German Like Nobody's Business': Anna May Wong, Walter Benjamin, and the Possibilities of Asian American Cosmopolitanism"
• "Flapper Chic" (radio interview)
• "Oriental Stardust: Anna May Wong in White Australia" (radio interview)