Prof. SHIH Shu Mei 史書美教授 (fractional appointment)

  • Hon-yin and Suet-fong Chan Professor
  • BA (National Taiwan Normal University), MA (UC San Diego), Ph.D. (UCLA)
  • 852-39177927
  • 852-28581334
  • Rm 818, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

史書美博士,2013年起在香港大學中文學院執教,為陳漢賢伉儷基金講座教授。研究範圍包括華語語系研究、中國現代文學、比較文學、批判理論、後殖民論述、女性主義、跨國主義、批判種族理論、世界文學以及少數族裔論述。 著作廣見美國和亞洲各重點的學術刊物,譯成多種語言,包括日文、法文及土耳其文。目前着手兩本英文專著:«華語語系帝國»與«從世界史到世界文學»;一本英文合編論文集:«比較台灣»;以及一本華文專著:«華語語系研究論文集»。

Dr. Shu-mei Shih joined the School of Chinese, HKU, in 2013 as the Hon-yin and Suet-fong Chan Endowed Professor in Chinese.  She is the founder of the field Sinophone studies and her areas of research include Sinophone literature, modern Chinese literature, comparative literature, critical theory, postcolonial studies, feminism, transnationalism, critical race theory, world literature, and minority discourse. Her work has been published widely in major journals across the US and Asia, and has been translated into multiple languages including Japanese, French, and Turkish.  She is currently working on two monographs in English, Empires of the Sinophone and From World History to World Literature, one co-edited volume in English, Comparatizing Taiwan, and one monograph in Mandarin, Sinophone Studies: Critical Essays.

代表性著述 Selected Publications:


  • 2013 Sinophone Studies: A Critical Reader. New York: Columbia University Press. (edited volume)
  • 2013 《視覺與認同:跨太平洋華語語系呈現,表述》台北:聯經出版社。
  • 2011 The Creolization of Theory. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. (edited volume)
  • 2007 Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. (monograph)
  • 2007 《現代的誘惑:書寫半殖民地的中國的現代主義(1917-1937)》南京:江蘇人民出版社。
  • 2005 Minor Transnationalism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. (edited volume)
  • 2001 The Lure of the Modern: Writing Modernism in Semicolonial China, 1917-1937. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. (monograph)

Selected Research Articles:

  • 2013 “Race and Revolution: Blackness in China’s Long Twentieth Century,” PMLA 128:1 (January), 156-162.
  • 2013 “Comparison as Relation,” Comparison: Theories, Approaches, Uses. Eds. Rita Felski and Susan Friedman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • 2012 “Is the Post in Postsocialism the Post in Posthumanism?” Social Text 30:1 (Spring), 27-50.
  • 2011 “The Concept of the Sinophone,” PMLA 126:3 (May 2011) 709-718.
  • 2010 “Theory, Asia, and the Sinophone,” Postcolonial Studies 13:4 (2010) 465-484.
  • 2008 “Comparative Racialization,” PMLA 123:5 (November).
  • 2003 “Globalization and Taiwan’s (In)significance,” Postcolonial Studies 6:2 (July).
  • 2002 “Towards an Ethics of Transnational Encounter, or ‘When’ Does a ‘Chinese’ Woman Become a ‘Feminist’?” differences: a journal of feminist cultural studies 13:2 (Summer), 90-126.