Dr. Shunchang Kevin Tsai
Assistant Professor of Chinese
Modern and Classical Languages and Literature

Research Interests

  • Chinese Literature and Society 
  • Chinese Film Studies
  • Translation Studies 

Education 

  • Princeton University PhD in Comparative Literature, 2008 Dissertation: “The Allusive Manufacture of Men in Chinese and Latin Literature”
  • The University of Texas MA in Classical Philology, 1999 Thesis: “Usurping the Voice: Textuality and Tradition in Isocrates” at Austin Harvard University:
  • AB in Classics, 1997

Publications

  • “Brotherhood and Chinese Drama: the Case of Killing a Dog,” the Journal of the American Oriental Society (accepted pending revision)
  • “Translating Chinese Poetry with a Forked Tongue,” Yearbook of Comparative Literature 54(2008): 166-74.
  • “Hellish Love: Genre in Claudian’s De Raptu Proserpinae [On the Rape of Persephone],” Helios
    34(2007): 37-68.
  • “Ritual and Gender in the ‘Tale of Li Wa,’” Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 26(2004):
    99-127.
  • “Courtesans in Chinese Literature,” The Historical Encyclopedia of Prostitution (Greenwood
    Press, 2006). 
  • “Petronius”; in The Encyclopedia of World History (Facts on File, 2008).
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Contact Information

HUMB 318B
 
OFFICE HOURS, FALL 2017
TBA 
 
Ph: (251) 460-6485
 
tsai@southalabama.edu