Dr. Brad Lint

Dr. Brad Lint

Dr. Brad Lint

Associate Professor of English; US-China Exchange Coordinator
English and World Languages


(570) 662-4584

Office Address

G05A Belknap Hall
Mansfield University Campus

Educational Background

B.A. University of Pittsburgh: Political Science, minor in Chinese, certificate in Russian and East European Studies

M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Literature and Criticism

Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Literature and Criticism

University Services and Activities

  • Administrative Affairs and Elections (chair)
  • English Evaluation Committee (chair)
  • English Curriculum Committee
  • International Advisory Board

Creative, Community, Professional and Scholarly Activities

Recent Publications

  • "A Barbarian's Reed Pipe: Teaching Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior," Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice, 8.4 (2017): 78-99.
  • "Ties that Bind in Opposition: The Postcolonial Dynamics of Family and Freedom in Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines," Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, 3.2 (2015): 34-44.

Conferences, Guest Lectures, and Presentations

  • "Education East and West: A Comparative Approach." Act 48 Workshop. IUP. 22 July 2004.
  • "Cross-Cultural Communication & Study Abroad." Introductory Japanese. IUP. Mar. 2007.
  • "Living and Working Abroad." Studies in Literature as a Profession. IUP. Apr. 2008.
  • "Introduction to Asian Cultures," Penn Highlands Community College. Mar. and Oct. 2008.
  • "Microexpressions and Social Neuroscience." 3rd Annual Table Talks. IUP. Nov. 2008.
  • Attended 21st Annual American Literature Association Conference. San Francisco, CA. 27-30 May 2010.
  • "Living and Studying in China." CHNS 001 and 002, Penn State Behrend. Oct. 2012.
  • "Yammer for Higher Education." Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology. Penn State University Park, State College, PA. Mar. 2013.
  • "Using Doceri in the Classroom." University Days. Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA. 17 Jan. 2014.
  • "iPad eBoarding." Springboard, Mansfield University. Mansfield, PA. 22 May 2014.
  • "Trekking in Annapurna." REC 2909 Women Outdoors. Mansfield University. Mansfield, PA. 13 Oct. 2014.
  • "Karuna and Critical Theory," International Symposium for Contemplative Studies. Boston, MA. 1 Nov. 2014.
  • "Using Rubrics," co-presented with Nicolle Mayo:  Learning Café. Mansfield University. Mansfield, PA. 20 Nov. 2014.
  • "Buddhist Meditation: Ancient and Modern," Corning Community College, 24 Mar. 2015.
  • "An Informal Visit to a Learning Café," co-presented with Nicolle Mayo. Innovations in Faculty Development Symposium. Shippensburg University. 2 June 2015.
  • Attended 11th Annual Summer Session on Contemplative Pedagogy. Smith College. Northampton, MA. 2-7 Aug. 2015.
  • "The Globalization of Chinese Cinema." 69th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention. Santa Fe, NM. 9 Oct. 2015.
  • "Writing for the Web," University Days Roundtable. Mansfield University. Mansfield, PA. 25 Aug. 2016.
  • "Six Realms of Samsara in Mo Yan's Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out." 70th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention. Salt Lake City, UT. 6 Oct. 2016.
  • "What Can('t) You Do with That? Talking with English Majors about Jobs." EAPSU 2016. Clarion University. Clarion, PA. 5 Nov. 2016
  • "Using VoiceThread." University Days. Mansfield University. Mansfield, PA. 24 Aug. 2017.
  • "Naluwan and Celluloid: Aboriginal Representation in the Revival of Taiwan Cinema." 71st Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention. Spokane, WA. 12 Oct. 2017. Along with Professor Tonglu Li, Associate Professor of Chinese at Iowa State University, organized and chaired panels in Asian Comparative Literature and Film.
  • "'What Can't Be Cured Must Be Endured': Magical Realism as Crisis Management in Slaughterhouse Five and Midnight's Children." English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU) 2018. Shippensburg University. Shippensburg, PA. 6 Oct. 2018.
  • "White Canvas and Inky Blackness of the Path of Metaphor: Intertextuality and Postmodern Art in Murakami's Killing Commendatore." 73rd Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention. El Paso, TX. 11 Oct. 2019.
  • "Contemplative Composition: Writing Compassion in the Composition Classroom." English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU) 2019. Mansfield University. Mansfield, PA. 25 Oct. 2019

Professional Memberships

  • Modern Language Association    
  • Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
  • Poe Studies Association
  • The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education

Courses Taught

  • ENG 1112:  Composition I
  • ENG 2204:  Readings in World Literature: Chinese Literature, Culture, & Film
  • ENG 2204:  Readings in World Literature: Introduction to Asian Literatures
  • ENG 3305:  Comparative Literature: India, China, and Japan
  • ENG 3307:  World Literature in English
  • ENG 3348:  World Literature and Culture
  • ENG 3362:  American Romanticism and Transcendentalism
  • ENG 3376:  Major Genre: Multicultural American Short Fiction
  • ENG 3376:  Major Genre: Introduction to Film
  • ENG 3371:  Professional Writing
  • ENG 3382:  Contemporary Literary Theory and Criticism
  • ENG 3404:  Writing for the Web and Social Media
  • ENG 4401:  Seminar in Literary Studies 
  • ENG 4449:  English Practicum 
  • ENG 4497:  Independent Study in Romanticism and Transcendentalism
  • ENG 4497:  China-US Rising Star Program 
  • ESL 1112:  ESL Composition
  • FYS 1100:  Mindfulness
  • HST 5555:  The American Experience Lab
  • PHL 3330:  Eastern Philosophy (co-taught)
  • WLC 4497:  Independent Study in World Literature 



World Literature Professional Writing Chinese Language and Literature Film Multicultural American Literature Contemplative Studies

Office Hours

Spring 2020 Office Hours:

  • Monday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:30 – 11:30 am
  • By appointment

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