Join us as Professor Floyd Cheung will discuss the Sherrerd Center and his focus on Asian American literature. In addition to teaching English language and literature and American studies, Prof. Cheung is also a member of the Five College Asian/Pacific/American Studies Certificate Program, for which he served as the founding chair. In 2012, he was awarded Smith’s Sherrerd Prize for Distinguished Teaching. From 2014 to the present, Prof. Cheung has been serving as the director of the Sherrerd Center for Teaching and Learning.
Born in Hong Kong, Prof. Cheung grew up in Las Vegas. At Smith he teaches courses in American literature, American studies and Asian American literature and culture. In each of these fields, he has published articles in academic journals. and is particularly interested in the recovery of early Asian American texts. Prof. Cheung also writes poetry.
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