T. (Tingting) Hui, MA

  • PhD candidate
  • Literary and Cultural Studies

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 8095
E-Mail: t.hui@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Centre for the Arts in Society, Literatuurwetenschap
Office Address: Witte Singel-complex
P.N. van Eyckhof 3
2311 BV Leiden
Room number 1.01b

Fields of interest

  • Speech act theory
  • Politics of performativity
  • Neo-materialism
  • Migrant literature
  • Globalization and interculturality


My current research examines the social, political, and cultural forces that structure people’s responses towards accented speech, and further uses the accent as a focal point to theorize the interrelation between language and body.

Curriculum vitae

2015- Present: Ph.D candidate, LUCAS, Leiden University (supervisors: Prof.dr.E.J. (Ernst) van Alphen, Dr. Yasco Horsman)

2013- 2014: MA Media Studies with a specialization in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, Leiden University (cum laude)

2008- 2012: BA Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Northwest University (西北大学)

Last Modified: 10-12-2015