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HUANG Yunte, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

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1993 …2022

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Yunte Huang received his BA in English from Peking University and Ph.D. in English from the Poetics Program at State University of New York at Buffalo. He taught as an assistant professor of English at Harvard University from 1999 to 2003, before joining the faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was promoted to full professor of English in 2006. A Guggenheim Fellow, Huang is the author of many books, including Transpacific Displacement (Univ. of California Press, 2003), Transpacific Imaginations (Harvard Univ. Press, 2008), and Charlie Chan (Norton, 2010), which won the Edgar Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His most recent book is Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History (Liveright, 2018), chosen by Newsweek as one of the Best Non-Fiction Books of 2018. Huang is also the editor of The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature (Norton, 2016), the translator into Chinese of Ezra Pounds Cantos, and the translator into English the poetry of Yu Xinqiao, Che Qianzi, and others. He has published articles in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Daily Beast, PMLA, and many others. As a bestselling author, he has been featured on the National Public Radio (Fresh Air, Morning Edition, On Point), C-SPAN TV, BBC, Australian National Radio, Irish National Radio, and many others.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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