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Profile: Tung-Hui Hu

Title: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., UC Berkeley  2009
MFA, University of Michigan, 2003

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

history and politics of new media; creative writing (poetry). My study of network culture, Cloud: A Pre-History, is forthcoming from MIT Press in 2015. I'm working on a new book of poems on forests and a scholarly book on forgetfulness.

Secondary Interests

experimental film and media; critical theory


academic: "Real Time/Zero Time", Discourse 34:2-3 (2013); "Truckstops on the Information Superhighway: Ant Farm, SRI, and the Cloud", Media-N 10:1 (2014).

poetry: Greenhouses, Lighthouses (Copper Canyon Press, 2013); Mine (Ausable Press, 2007); The Book of Motion (University of Georgia Press, 2003).

other: essays on craft in The RMP Field Guide to Prose PoetryActs + Encounters, and the forthcoming Family Resemblance: An Anthology and Exploration of 8 Hybrid Literary Genres; reviews in caa.reviews and NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies.
  • Greenhouses, Lighthouses

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Upcoming courses, Fall 2014:
English 579, Documentary and Investigative Poetry
English 280, Introduction to Digital Culture

Winter 2015:
English 627, Network Contagions
English 424, Advanced Poetry Workshop

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