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Kristina Chew
  • Title
    • Lecturer
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Literature Department
  • Affiliations Classical Studies, History Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Cowell College Faculty Wing, Cowell 240
  • Mail Stop Cowell Academic Services
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Classics, Literature
  • Courses GREE 1, GREE 2: Elementary Ancient Greek; LATN 1, LATN 2: Elementary Latin; LIT 184A: Introduction to Greek Literature; LIT 186A: Introduction to Latin Literature

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Yale University (1995)

B.A., Classics, summa cum laude, Princeton University (1990)

Selected Publications

Translation of Virgil’s Georgics. Hackett Publishing Company (2002).



“Greek Lyric Explained.” Review of Budelmann (F.) (ed.) Greek Lyric. A Selection. In The Classical Review 2019.

"Disability Studies and Asian American Literature." In Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American and Pacific Islander Literature and Culture (2019).

“Autism and the Task of the Translator.” In Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference. Ed. Joyce Davison and Michael Orsini. University of Minnesota Press (Fall 2013). 

“Me As a Boy: On Raising an Asian American and Autistic Son.” Special issue of Amerasia Journal  on “The State of Illness and Disability” (2012).  

"The Disabled Speech of Asian Americans: Silence and Autism in Lois Ann Yamanaka's Father of the Four Passages.” Disability Studies Quarterly (Special Topic: Autism and the Concept of Neurodiversity), vol. 30, no. 1. Ed. Ralph and Emily Savarese. (2010).

“Fractioned Idiom: Metonymy and the Language of Autism.” In Autism and Representation. Ed. Mark Osteen. Routledge Press (2007). 

“What does E Pluribus Unum Mean?: Reading the classics and multicultural literature together.” The Classical Journal, 93.1 (1997).