Sheela Jane is Assistant Professor of English at Dickinson College. Her research focuses on Malaysian literature and public culture, and is informed by her upbringing in Malaysia, Singapore, and Honolulu. Sheela Jane's current book project, Malaysian Multiculturalism: Reading Race in Contemporary Literature & Culture, analyses a new cultural archive from Malaysia consisting of Indigenous (Orang Asal) oral histories and multimedia texts, as well as novels, films, and public performances by Malay, Chinese, and Indian artists. This project examines how cultural producers are reimagining multicultural citizenship across a diverse range of genres and contexts. Her work has been published in ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, Verge: Studies in Global Asias, The Diplomat, The Conversation, and The Malaysian Insider. In the classroom, Sheela Jane teaches Asian American and postcolonial literature. She also serves on Governor Tom Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs.