Colleen Lye's research interests are in the history of capitalism, the politics of literature, and critical theory. Past work in race and U.S. empire in the Asia-Pacific. Present work on the Asian American 1960s, and race and the critique of political economy.
Research Expertise and Interest
postcolonial theory, marxism, critical theory, cultural studies, Asian American literature, 20th and 21st century literature, world literature