Professor Qiao Guo-Qiang
BA (Qufu Normal University); MA (Shandong University); PhD (University of Nottingham, U.K.)
Leverhulme Visiting Professor 2011-12
Dr. Qiao Guoqiang is professor of American studies at College of English Language and Literature, vice director of Centre for British and American Literature Studies and vice chief-editor of British and American Literature Studies at Shanghai International Studies University, China. His major interests are in American Jewish literature, narratologies and American literary theory. His recent research projects include "Saul Bellow" (sponsored China Academy of Social Science) and "Early American Literature" (sponsored by Shanghai International Studies University).
He is currently working on a research project "A Comparative Study of Twentieth-Century American and Chinese City Fiction" on Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor Scholarship 2011-12, which will focus on a comparative study of American and Chinese city writings, examining not only the literary representation of cities, but also the underlying processes that more subtly inform selected texts.
- Member of the Standing Committee of China National Association of American Literature Studies
- Member of the Standing Committee of China National Association of Narratological Studies
- Member of Standing Committee of China National Association of Literatures of English Countries
- Member of Standing Committee of Shanghai Translators’ Association.
Studies of Isaac Bashevis Singer (2008)
American Jewish Literature (2008)
The Jewishness of Isaac Bashevis Singer (2003)
The City Complex in American Jewish Writers’ Fictions, Contemporary Foreign Language and Literature, No. 1, 2010.
A New Interpretation of Narrative Order—The Case of Kubin’s The History of the 20th-Century Chinese Literature, Jiangxi Social Science, No. 10, 2009.
Wellek’s Conception of Literary History, Journal of Shanghai University, No. 3, 2009.
Studies of American Jewish Literature in China, Contemporary Foreign Literary Studies, No. 1, 2009.