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Tze-Yin Teo

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0906
  • Office: 306 Villard
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017: F 12-2
  • Interests: Research interests include: comparative, transnational, and global modernisms; translation studies; literary theory; eco-criticism
  • Curriculum Vitae


B.A. (Hons.), 2009, English Literature, National University of Singapore
Ph.D., 2015, Comparative Literature, Emory University


Tze-Yin Teo is an assistant professor of comparative literature at the University of Oregon, having received her Ph.D. from Emory University. Her research interests include comparative and transnational modernisms (especially poetry); translation; literary theory; and the literary and philosophical dimensions of the environmental humanities. At UO, she teaches graduate and undergraduate classes on literary translation in theory and praxis; modernist studies capaciously understood; poetry and poetics; and aesthetic imaginations of ecology, environmental and global inequities, and catastrophe.


Journal Articles

Scheduled for 2017: "Non-Event." CR: The New Centennial Review. Solicited for "Derrida 1967" special issue.

"Sustaining Nothing: Untranslatable Material in Beckett's Worstward Ho." Comparative Literature Studies 50.1 (2013): 25-42. Print.

"Responsibility, Biodegradability." Oxford Literary Review 32.1 (2010): 91-108. Print.

Edited Volume (Journal)

Scheduled for 2017: "Deconstruction and the Politics of Matter." Oxford Literary Review. Jointly edited with Geoffrey Bennington.