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Professor Shih, Shu-mei

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Hon-Yin and Suet-Fong Chan Professorship in Chinese
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Professor Shih, Shu-mei

Title:
Hon-Yin and Suet-Fong Chan Professorship in Chinese
Professor

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
National Taiwan Normal UniversityB.A.
University of California, San DiegoM.A.
University of California, Los AngelesPh.D.
Biography

史書美博士,2013年起在香港大學中文學院執教,為陳漢賢伉儷基金講座教授。研究範圍包括華語語系研究、中國現代文學、比較文學、批判理論、後殖民論述、女性主義、跨國主義、批判種族理論、世界文學以及少數族裔論述。 著作廣見美國和亞洲各重點的學術刊物,譯成多種語言,包括日文、法文及土耳其文。目前着手兩本英文專著:«華語語系帝國»與«從世界史到世界文學»;一本英文合編論文集:«比較台灣»;以及一本華文專著:«華語語系研究論文集»。

Dr. Shu-mei Shih joined the School of Chinese, HKU, in 2013 as the Hon-yin and Suet-fong Chan Endowed Professor in Chinese.  She is the founder of the field Sinophone studies and her areas of research include Sinophone literature, modern Chinese literature, comparative literature, critical theory, postcolonial studies, feminism, transnationalism, critical race theory, world literature, and minority discourse. Her work has been published widely in major journals across the US and Asia, and has been translated into multiple languages including Japanese, French, and Turkish.  She is currently working on two monographs in English, Empires of the Sinophone and From World History to World Literature, one co-edited volume in English, Comparatizing Taiwan, and one monograph in Mandarin, Sinophone Studies: Critical Essays.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2014-04-01Elected Fellow: The Hong Kong Academy of Humanities
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
07/2012-06/2014China and Inner Asia Council MemberAssociation for Asian Studies
07/2011-06/2015Postdoctoral Fellowship CommitteeSocial Science Research Council
07/2011-presentmemberAmerican Comparative Literature Association
03/2014-presentmemberAmerican Studies Association
07/1993-presentmemberModern Language Association
03/2014-presentmemberNational Women's Studies Association
07/1993-presentmemberAssociation for Asian Studies
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Topical studies of Sinophone literature
Topical studies of literary theory
Topical studies of ethnic minority literature from China
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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