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Tze-Yin Teo is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon. She writes about twentieth-century and contemporary translation in literature and related media, with an emphasis on the overlapping Sinophone and Anglophone colonial worlds. 

She is the author of If Babel Had a Form: Translating Equivalence in the Twentieth-Century Transpacific (Fordham UP, 2022), as well as articles in Modernism/modernityComparative Literature StudiesCR: The New Centennial Review, and the Oxford Literary Review. Her second book project thinks through the muted and often hard-won accounts of translation that take shape amidst language loss in the contemporary Sinosphere.

Prof. Teo serves as Book Review Editor for Comparative Literature. For CL business, please use this other email.

Born and raised in the Southeast Asian city-nation of Singapore, Prof. Teo has been working in the United States since 2009.