Sianne Ngai

born California, raised in Hawaii

grandparents live in San Francisco

Brown University, BA, 1993

Brown University, MFA, 1995

Harvard University, PhD, 2000

Stanford University, assistant professor of American literature, specializing in twentieth-century culture and theory, poetry, film studies, and feminist studies

Sianne Ngai is a former resident of Oahu. She has an MFA from Brown University and a PhD from Harvard University. She is currently an assistant professor in English department at Stanford where she teaches 20th century theory and culture, feminism, poetry and film/media studies. Her critical work has appeared in Postmodern Culture, Camera Obscura, and Open Letter. She has published two books of poems: Criteria (O Books) and Discredit (Burning Deck).

Sianne Ngai

Sianne Ngai

Sianne Ngai's book Criteria

Sianne Ngai's book Discredit

Sianne Ngai's book Ugly Feelings

five poems by Sianne Ngai in Chain

Sianne Ngai's article "Stuplimity: Shock and Boredom in Twentieth-Century Aesthetics"

Sianne Ngai's poem "chorno/paradise"

Sianne Ngai at try listen

snapshots of Sianne Ngai at try listen

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