|2018 – 2022||PhD in Chinese Studies, University of Zurich
University Research Priority Program(URPP) Asia and Europe
Project: Coming of Age in Interconnected Worlds: Subjectivity, Intersubjectivity, and Temporality in Modern Chinese Literature
|2013 – 2017||MA in World Literature, University of Bern
Thesis title: From Enlightenment to National Salvation: Influence of Kantianism and Marxism on Modern Chinese Aesthetics
|2005 – 2007||MA in Chinese Literature, Lingnan University, Hong Kong|
|2001 – 2004||BBA, Lingnan University, Hong Kong|
- Modern and contemporary Chinese literature and film
- European-Chinese comparative literature
- Modern Chinese aesthetic theory
- Hong Kong literature and film
|Aug 2018 –||Lecturer in Chinese Language, Culture & Literature
Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies
University of Zurich
|Aug 2008 – Sep 2013||Lecturer in Chinese Language, Chinese Culture & Literature
Hong Kong Community College
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
|Sep 2007 – Aug 2008||Assistant Lecturer in Chinese Language, Chinese Culture & Literature
The Community College at Lingnan University
|Sep 2005 – Sep 2007||Assistant Instructor in Business Administration and Chinese Language
Lingnan Institute of Further Education, Lingnan University
|2021||Grant for Self-organized Lecture Series 22-23 “Other Epistemologies: Remapping the Literary Field in the Sinosphere” from the PhF Graduate School, University of Zurich|
|2020||GRC-Grant (UZH) for the Workshop “Wired China: Digital Media and Online Culture”|
|2020||Grant for the Self-organized Workshop “Wired China: Digital Media and Online Culture” from University Research Priority Program(URPP) Asia and Europe, University of Zurich|
|Mar 2018 – Feb 2022||SNF Doc.CH in the humanities and social sciences (HSS)|
|Jul 2016 – Dec 2016||Grant by the Dr. Joséphine de Karman foundation for talented students of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Bern|
|Sep 2003||Full Scholarship from Hong Kong Jockey Club, Lingnan University|
|Jan 2003||Dean’s List Award of Lingnan University|
|Sep 2002||Full Scholarship from Hong Kong Jockey Club, Lingnan University|
|Jan 2002||Dean’s List Award of Lingnan University|
|Sep 2001||Full Scholarship from Hong Kong Jockey Club, Lingnan University|
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
“Speaking Things and Sentient Worlds: Reading Leung Ping-kwan’s Thing-poems in the Global-Local Context” in Colloquium Helveticum. (Forthcoming)
Peer-reviewed Book Chapters
“Existential Utopia in Ge Fei’s Renmian Taohua” in edited volume Whose Utopia: Sinophone Reimaginations of the Future, edited by Andrea Riemenschnitter, Jessica Imbach, and Justyna Jaguścik, Cambria Press. (Forthcoming)
“Reimagining a Tianxia with Love: Coming of Age in Online Xuanhuan Fiction” in edited volume Wired China: Literature and Art in the Sinocybersphere, edited by Jessica Imbach, Amsterdam University Press. (Forthcoming)
“Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity in Hongloumeng” in edited volume Dream of the Red Chamber: Literary and Translation Perspectives, edited by Riccardo Moratto et al., Routledge. (Forthcoming)
Publication in Books
“貝晴” (Beiqing). In《擷華初集 :創作篇 》 (Selections of Distinguished Works by MA Students), edited by Chinese Department of Lingnan University, 2-86. Hong Kong: Infolink Publishing Ltd., 2014.
“周記茶餐廳 ” (Chow Fusion Restaurant). In《西新界故事》 (Stories of New Territory West), edited by Leung Ping-kwan, 266-277. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Educational Publishing Company, 2011.
Chan, Hayching.《不再狗臉的日子 》 (My Life No Longer as a Dog). Edited by Ping-kwan Leung, Qian Cui and Siu-cheong Yuen. Hong Kong: Click Press Limited, 2011.
“伯爾尼火車站 ” (Bern Bahnhof).《香港文學 》(Hong Kong Literature) 367 (July 2015): 23-25.
“煩惱娃娃在蘇黎世機場 ” (A Trouble Doll at Zurich Airport).《香港文學 》(Hong Kong Literature) 355 (July 2014): 18-20.
“搬家 ” (Moving).《香港文學 》(Hong Kong Literature) 316 (April 2011): 12-16.
Presentations in Conferences and Workshops
04.10.2018: “Bildung, Utopia, and Multi-temporality in Ge Fei’s Peach Blossom Beauty”. International Workshop: Residual Futures: Rethinking Utopianism in Modern China, Zurich and Castasegna, 03.–06.10.2018.
10.11.2018: “Coming of Age at the Margin of the Revolutionary History: Bildung of the Heart in Landscapes Moving into Dreams”. International PhD Workshop: Chinese History after 1949, Vienna, 09.–10.11.2018.
06.05.2019: “Time and Bildung in The Story of the Stone”. Bi-annual research day for doctoral students: Asia & Europe, Zurich, 06.05.2019.
18.07.2019: “Temporal Utopia at the Margin of History: Multi-temporality in Ge Fei’s Peach Blossom Beauty (Renmian Taohua人面桃花)”. ICAS 11 (Eleventh International Convention of Asia Scholars), Leiden, 15.–19.07.2019.
26.01.2020: “Temporal Utopia at the Margin of History: Multi-temporality in Ge Fei’s Peach Blossom Beauty”. UZH-GEAS Joint Dissertation Workshop (Interdisciplinary PhD Program Asia and Europe, jointly organized by the University of Zurich and GEAS), Freie Universität Berlin, 26.–27. 01.2020.
27.11.2020: “Reimagining Tianxia in the Digital Fictional Space”. International workshop “Wired China: Digital Media and Online Culture”, Online, 27.-28.11.2020.
23.04.2021: “Speaking Objects and Sentient Worlds: Reading Leung Ping-kwan’s Thing-poems in the Global-Local Context”. 2020 Annual Meeting of the Swiss Association of Comparative Literature “Literary Glocalization”, Online, 19.-20.11.2020 & 23.04.2021.
01.06.2021: “Speaking Objects and Sentient Worlds: Reading Leung Ping-kwan’s Thing-poems in the Global-Local Context”. 9. Schweizerische Nachwuchstagung der Asien- und Orientwissenschaften, Online, 31.05.-01.06.2021.
Organized Conferences and Workshops
27.-28.11.2020. Online International workshop Wired China: Digital Media and Online Culture. (Co-organized with colleagues from the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies at the University of Zurich.)
22-23 Online Lecture Series Other Epistemologies: Remapping the Literary Field in the Sinosphere. (Co-organized with colleagues from the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies at the University of Zurich.)
Courses currently taught at the University of Zurich
Modernchinesisch 7: Literarische Texte
Modernchinesisch 8: Literarische Texte
22FS MAMES Seminar: Cultural Memories in Sinophone Films
22HS Seminar: Urban Experience in Chinese Art and Literature