Congratulations to Selina Lai-Henderson on her new publication!

Congratulations to Selina Lai-Henderson’s new publication! “Langston Hughes and the Shanghai Jazz Scene.” Langston Hughes in Context, ed. Vera Kutzinski and Anthony Reed. Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Here’s the link to the book.


Selina Lai-Henderson

Selina Lai-Henderson is an Assistant Professor of American Literature and History at Duke Kunshan University. Her research and teaching are at the heart of transnational American Studies and literary history. Her major intellectual theme revolves around locating works of American literature in twentieth-century China and in translation. She is the author of Mark Twain in China (Stanford UP, 2015), and have published in PMLA (forthcoming, 2023) and MELUS, among other places. She is currently Chair of the International Committee at the American Studies Association, and co-directs Freedom Lab at the Humanities Research Center at DKU. She is on the Editorial Board of Global Nineteenth Century Studies, and I am a Senior Associate Managing Editor of the Journal of Transnational American Studies.