Chia-rong Wu

Senior LecturerChia-rong Wu

Programme Co-ordinator - Chinese
Logie 518
Internal Phone: 91035

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Chia-rong Wu is a Senior Lecturer of Chinese Studies. Dr. Wu received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A. Dr. Wu specializes in Sinophone studies with a focus on Taiwan literature and film. His research interests include strange fiction (志怪), ghost-island literature (鬼島文學), Aboriginal literature, and ecocriticism. Dr. Wu is currently supervising PhD students in related fields. Dr. Wu is the author of Supernatural Sinophone Taiwan and Beyond (Cambria Press 2016) and Remapping the Contested Sinosphere: The Cross-cultural Landscape and Ethnoscape of Taiwan (Cambria Press 2020)

Below are the links to the reviews of Dr. Wu's book publications.
http://www.cambriapress.com/cambriapress.cfm?template=5&bid=776
http://www.cambriapress.com/cambriapress.cfm?template=5&bid=655
https://u.osu.edu/mclc/book-reviews/alvin-wong/

Recent Publications

  • WU C-R. (2020) Remapping the Contested Sinosphere The Cross-Cultural Landscape and Ethnoscape of Taiwan. Cambria Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.15239/9781621965442.
  • Wu C-R. (2016) Supernatural Sinophone Taiwan and Beyond. Cambria Press. 242.
  • Wu C-R. (2017) Hong Kong Identity in Question: Fruit Chan’s Uncanny Narrative and (Post-)97 Complex. American Journal of Chinese Studies 24(1): 43-56.
  • Wu C-R. (2016) Across Boundaries: Cultural Glocality in Ang Lee’s Film Production. Virginia Review of Asian Studies (18): 181-191.
  • Wu C-R. (2014) Re-Examining Extreme Violence: Historical Reconstruction and Ethnic Consciousness in Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale. ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts 21(2): 24-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.16995/ane.72.