Xia Guangwu
Updated: 2016-08-05

Xia Guangwu, Ph.D.

Vice Professor.

Tel: 15960201929



1985, B.A., Shih Hsin University in Taipei;

1991, M.L.A., Oklahoma City University, USA;

2006, Ph.D., East China Normal University, China.

Professional Experience

(Taipei) Specialist, Dept. of Information, Taipei City Government.

(Taipei) Lecturer, Shih Chien University, Taipei City.

(Hong Kong/Taipei) Senior Editor, Reader’s Digest, Asian Headquarters, Hong Kong/Taipei

(Xiamen)Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Xiamen University.

Research Area

American Eco-literature and Eco-criticism

Chinese-American Diasporic Literature

Courses Taught

  1. Undergraduate CourseAncient Western Literature,Modern Western Literature,Comparative Literature, Freshman Chinese etc.

  2. Post-graduate CourseContemporary American Literature Studies, Post-graduate English

  3. International Master’s CourseAncient Chinese Literature(English lectures),SelectedIssueson China (Chinese-culture part, English lectures)

Selected Publications

  1. The Problem of Local Perspective in Foreign Literature—The Influence Research on Saul Bellow as an Example, Foreign Literature Review, No.4, pp. 129-135, Dec. 2004.

  2. “Hesse Boom”in US, Foreign Literature Review, No.3. pp.84-92, Aug. 2005.

  3. A Study on Taiwan’s Ecological Aesthetics, Journal of Xiamen University (Arts& Social Science), No.1, pp.71-76, Jan. 2008.

  4. An Interpretation on Alice Walker’s Her Blue Body Everything We Know– An Ecocriticism Perspective, Journal of Poyang Lake,No.6, pp.41-47, Nov. 2010.

  5. An Analysis of Taiwan’s Ecoliterature, Journal of Chinese Studies, Xiamen University, No.1, pp.182-189, Oct. 2014.

  6. American Ecoliterature, Shanghai: Xue Lin Publishing Co., 2009.