Samuel Ludwig

Professor at the University of Upper Alsace, France

Sämi Ludwig is a professor at the UHA Mulhouse in the Alsace, France. He received his education at the University of Berne (Switzerland) and has published in REAL, AmerikaStudien, Mosaic, the Cambridge Companion to Toni Morrison, The African American Review, and The Journal for Asian American Studies. Together with Rocío Davis (City University of Hong Kong) he edits Contributions to Asian American Literary Studies, the only European book series on Asian American cultural studies (LIT Verlag, Germany). In addition to intercultural issues and questions of cognitive and pragmatist approaches to literature, he is also interested in the big picture of literary history, in colonial American culture, and occasionally even writes on poetry. He has attended several Salzburg Global Seminar programs, most recently SSASA 07, To Honor Emory Elliott: American Literary History in a New Key, in 2010. He is a member of the SSASA Advisory Board.

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