Da Zheng, PhD

Department of English

Phone: 617-573-8223
Fax: 617-305-1744
Email: dzheng@suffolk.edu 
Office: 8046, 8th Floor, 73 Tremont


Fall 2018 Office Hours 

4:20 PM - 5:20 PM Mondays & Wednesdays


  • PhD, Boston University
  • MA, Boston University
  • MA, Shanghai International Studies University
  • BA, Beijing Language and Culture University

Reseach Interests

  • American literature
  • Asian American literature
  • Popular culture and Chinese diaspora writings

Selected Publications


西行画记 (Biography of Chiang Yee).Beijing: Commercial Press, 2012.

Chiang Yee: The Silent Traveller from the East. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2010.


"Shih-I Hsiung on the Air: A Chinese Pioneer at the BBC During World War II."Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television. 38:1 (2018) 163-78.

"Flowering Exile: Chinese Diaspora and Women’s Autobiography." Transnational Narratives in Englishness of Exile, eds., Catalina Florina Florescu and Sheng-mei Ma. MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. 41-59.

"Creative Re-creation in Cultural Migration". Metacritic Journal for Comparative Studies and Theory 3.1 (2017) 26-44:

"Lady Precious Stream Returns Home." Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China 76:1 (August 2016) 19-39.

"Performing Transposition: Lady Precious Stream on Broadway." New England Theatre Journal 26 (2015) 83-102.

Asian Studies Program

Asian Studies Program

Courses Taught

ENG-135 World Literature in English
ENG-217/218 A Survey of American Literature I & II
ENG-355 American Prose 1870-1920
ENG-362 Asian American Literature
Asia in American Literature