ProfileXi LIU (PhD HKU) is an Associate Professor at Dept. of China Studies, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Her main research fields are modern Chinese literature and Chinese women's studies. Her research articles appeared in top-ranked journals on Chinese literary and gender studies including Literary Review, Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art, Journal of Chinese Women's Studies and Frontiers of Literary Studies in China. She is the author of Discourse and Beyond: Gender Representation and Subject Construction in 100 Years of Chinese Literature (Nanjing University Press, 2021).
She has been teaching modules on Chinese literature, theatre and film to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Currently as the principal supervisor she is supervising three PhD students who work on contemporary Chinese literature. (No PhD recruitment plan for 2023-24)