Haun Saussy

Haun Saussy is University Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature.

Professor Saussy’s research focuses on Classical Chinese poetry and commentary; literary theory; comparative study of oral traditions; problems of translation; pre-twentieth-century media history; ethnography and ethics of medical care. He is the author of Comparative Literature in an Era of Globalization (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004) and Partner to the Poor: A Paul Farmer Reader (University of California Press, 2010), among others.

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