Aline Lo

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: English
Research 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 Location: Odd Fellows 218
Office Hours: Spring 2018
Mondays & Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 am
Wednesdays 9:00-10:00am & 2:00-4:00 pm
Thursdays 9:00-10:00 am
and by appointment

Courses (SP ’18)

ENGL 110.02 Reading Literature “Writing America”
ENGL 201.01 American Immigrant Literature
ENGL 201.02 American Immigrant Literature


  • “Guilt Trips: Returning to the Homeland in The Betrayal.The Humanities in a World Upside-Down. Ed. Ignacio López-Calvo. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.
  • 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.
  • Locating the Refugee’s Place in Edwidge Danticat’s Brother, I’m Dying, published in Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory, Volume 29 Issue 1