Assistant Professor
Programme of English Language Literature Studies

Office: T2-601-R8
Tel: (756) 3620651
Email: nc.ude.ciu@uxix

                                  ELLS Dr. XU Xi
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Cross-cultural Studies in English (University of Hong Kong)
  • B.A. English Language and Literature (Peking University)
Academic Interests
  • Cross-cultural Studies
  • Global Modernism
  • Comparative Literature
  • Children’s Literature
  • Travel Writing
Selected Research Project / Grants
  •  2019-present, Principal Investigator, “Radio Broadcasting and Literary Modernism in the Early 20th-Century Britain,” UIC Research Grant, 13,350 RMB.
  • 2017-2018, Co-Investigator, “Enhancing e-Learning Education with Interactive Software: Implementation of Online Interactive Modules,” funded by Guangdong University Innovation and Enhancement Programme.
  • 2014-2017, Co-Investigator, “Negotiating a Self-Identity: Representations of Modern China in Mo Yan, Guo Xiaolu, Ha Jin and Yu Hua,” UIC Research Grant, 298,000 RMB.
 Selected Publications
  • XU Xi. “Unattainable Maturity: Yu Hua’s Cries in the Drizzel as an Anti-Bildungsroman,” Imagining Communities: Reading Contemporary China Against the Grain, Carlos Rojas and Mei-hwa Sung, eds. (forthcoming, Routledge)
  • XU Xi. “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Death Penalty Reformation in Victorian England” (in Chinese), Journal of Macao Polytechnic Institute《澳门理工学报》, Vol. 74, No. 2, 2019, pp. 169-179.
  • XU Xi. “An alternative translation of W. H. Auden: On Zhu Weiji’s translation of In Time of War” (in Chinese), Modern Chinese Literature Studies (CSSCI and The Core Journals of China), Issue 4, 2018, pp.210-223. 《中国现代文学研究丛刊》(CSSCI来源期刊,全国中文核心期刊)
Courses Taught
  • Introduction to the Study of Literature
  • British Literature
  • World Literature in English
  • Children’ Literature
  • Advanced English Composition
  • Research Writing
  • Travel Writing and the Language of Tourism