Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature
Research interests: modern and contemporary Chinese literature, late Qing fiction and drama; comparative literary theory; colonial and modern Taiwanese fiction, and Asian American and diasporic literature; Chinese intellectuals and artists in the mid-20th century
Miya Qiong Xie will be writing her dissertation, “The Literary Territerialization of Manchuria: Spatial Imagination and Modern Identities in Chinese and East Asian Literature.” This project considers literary writings in and about Manchuria (northeastern China) by mainland Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese and (ethnic) Korean writers from the 1920s to the 1960s. It explores how spatial imagination and imaginary territorialization of the very margin of the Chinese land, as manifested in their works, testifies, shapes and problematizes important notions in modern Chinese and East Asian literature.
Professor of Political Science National Chengchi University
Hao Yeh studied philosophy, law, and theology at the University of Edinburgh. He then studied political theory at the London School of Economics under the supervision of British philosopher John Gray and received his Ph.D. there...