Level of degree
B.A., Fudan University
M.A., National Taiwan University
Liu Yuqing is a Ph.D. candidate in Asian Studies. Her primary research field is modern Chinese literature with a concentration on the cultural and literary history of Pidgin English. Her dissertation, “Chinese Whispers: Speaking and Writing Pidgin English in Modern China, 1800-1940,” explores the imagination, appropriation, and manipulation of pidgin in Chinese and English literature. Through the lens of pidgin, this research seeks to reconfigure understandings of translation, neologism, and language politics in modern China.
“Cacophonic Poetics: Reading Yang Shaoping’s Pidgin Bamboo Branch Lyrics.” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 35, no.1 (2023) (forthcoming).
“Sinicizing European Languages: Lexicographical and Literary Practices of Pidgin English in Nineteenth-Century China.” Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies 22, no. 2 (2022): 135-158.
“Ghost from the Future: The Countdown Temporality in the Film Rouge.” Issues of Far Eastern Literature, St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg State University Press, 2022, 322-337.
Book Review “Gina Anne Tam. Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860–1960” Chinese Literature Today 9, no. 2 (November 2020), 91-92.