STRAND Eric Neil, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 17 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
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Eric Strand has a PhD in English from the University of California, Irvine, and joined the Department of English at Lingnan University in fall 2016. Before coming to Hong Kong he taught for several years at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He has published on topics ranging from Lord Byron’s poetry to the post-independence Indian English novel in Studies in Romanticism, Twentieth-Century Literature, and ELH ( His research and teaching focuses on 20th-century American literature and also involves American Studies due to an interest in central symbols such as the “frontier,” a concept that becomes globalized after 1945. His book manuscript, “White Flight: Travel Narratives, Globalization, and the American Middle Class,” analyzes not only official practitioners of the travel genre such as James Michener and Paul Theroux, but also writers such as Elizabeth Bishop, William S. Burroughs and Richard Wright.

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Welfare State Arts & Humanities
Globalization Arts & Humanities
Outsider Arts & Humanities
Writer Arts & Humanities
Fiction Arts & Humanities
Alliances Arts & Humanities
American Identity Arts & Humanities
Communalism Arts & Humanities

Projects 2018 2020

Research Output 2004 2019

  • 17 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
  • 5 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 1 Conference Paper (other)

The American Dark Princess: W. E. B. Du Bois’s Antiracist Urban Sociology and African American Modernism

STRAND, E., 5 Jan 2019. 40 p.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)Other Conference Paperpeer-review

American Modernism
African Americans
Welfare State

The Imperial Eyes of the Outsider: Elizabeth Bishop, American Globalization, and the Cold War in Brazil

STRAND, E., 6 Dec 2019, In : ELH - English Literary History. 86, 4, p. 1057-1088 32 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Cold War
4 Citations (Scopus)
Cultural Anthropology
American Identity
Saul Bellow


LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018

Eric Neil STRAND (Recipient), Mar 2018

Prize: Prize / Award