Wai Chee Dimock

Wai Chee Dimock is the William Lampson Professor of English and American Studies at Yale University. Her book Through Other Continents: American Literature Across Deep Time (2006) received Honorable Mention for both the James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association and the Harry Levin Prize of the American Comparative Literature Association. Her collaborative volume, Shades of the Planet: American Literature as World Literature, experiments with close reading across space and time-scales. Dimock’s lecture course, “Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner,” is available through Open Yale Courses.