Sinkwan Cheng

Sinkwan Cheng has been awarded twelve (inter-)national fellowships and grants--including a European Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship, a Rockefeller Fellowship, a DAAD Fellowship, and two other IAS Fellowships at Durham University and in Poland.

Along with Samuel Moyn, David Armitage, Michael Freeden, and Knud Haakonssen, she serves on the International Editorial Board of Global Intellectual History. She is also a reviewer for the European Institutes for Advanced Study’s international fellowship program.

Dr. Cheng has given faculty seminars and lectures in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, South Korea, Pakistan, Macau, and Hong Kong.

She is the editor of Law, Justice, and Power: Between Reason and Will (Stanford University Press). Contributors to this volume include Kristeva, Žižek, J. Hillis Miller, Badiou, Nancy Fraser, and Laclau. She has also published in MLN, Cardozo Law Review, American Journal of Semiotics, Law and Literature, and Literature and Psychology.

She was also the recipient of an Excellence in Teaching Award in a campus-wide competition at SUNY Buffalo.

Research project: Translation and Comparative Begriffsgeschichte of "Right": A New Historical Method and a New World History

Dates of stay: 01 October 2017 - 31 July 2018