Aline Lo

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: English
Fields of interests: American literature, refugee and migration narratives, race, ethnicity, Hmong, and diaspora studies
Photo on 2014-02-21 at 09.39Degrees: B.A. Colorado State University; M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison; PhD. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Contact Info

Phone: (814) 332-4333

Office Info

Office Location: Odd Fellows 218
Office Hours: Fall 2017
Tuesdays 9:00-11:00 am; Wednesdays  1:00-3:00 pm; TH 1:30-2:30; Fridays 9:00-10:00 am or by appointment

Courses and Syllabi (FA ’17)

ENGL 110 05 Writing America
ENGL 470 Topics in 20th Century American Literature “Asian American” Literature


  • Fanciful Flights: Reimagining Refugee Narratives of Escape in Kao Kalia Yang’s The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, Issue 3Volume 32, 2017.
  • “Reel Women: Diasporic Cinema and the Role of Hmong Female Collectivity in Abel Vang’s Nyab Siab Zoo.”  Claiming Place: On the Agency of Hmong Women. Eds. Chia Youyee Vang, Faith Nibbs, and Ma Vang. University of Minnesota Press, 2016.
  • “Writing Citizenship: Flexible Forms of Belonging in Kao Kalia Yang’s The Latehomecomer.Hmong Studies Journal Vol. 12. Dec. 2011.