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  • Publish Date:2016/10/11
    Modify Date:2018/08/02
Chih-Ming Wang
  • Position:Associate Research Fellow
  • TEL:+886-(02)-37897258
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  • Email:wchimin@sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Chia-chi Tseng
  • Assistant’s Phone:+886-(02)-37897240
  • Assistant’s Email:tseng63@sinica.edu.tw
Chih-Ming Wang


  • Ph.D., Literature Department, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • M.A., Department of Foreign Languages and Comparative Literature, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • B. A., Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan


  • 2006-08 清華大學外語系助理教授
  • 2004-05 Teaching Fellow at American Studies Department at UC Santa Cruz


  • Asian American literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Transnational American Studies


  • 2014-- Member, Editorial Board, American Quarterly (Honolulu)
  • 2014-- 《歐美研究》季刊執行編輯
  • 2014-- 《英美文學評論》編輯委員
  • 2010-12 比較文學學會祕書長
  • 2009-- 《思想》季刊編輯委員
  • 2008-- Member, Editorial Board, Rounter: A Journal of Cultural Studies
  • 2008-10 Member, Editorial Board, Concentric: Literary and Cutlural Studies
  • 2007-09 文化研究學會祕書長


  • Wu, Tzi-hsuan 吳姿萱 (FLLD, NTHU):”Comfort Women: Representation, Redress, and the Politics of Engagement” (co-advising with Guy Beauregard)
  • Chen, Hsiang-chi 陳香琪 (FLLD, NTHU):“Specters of the Atlantic: Reading Lawrence Hill’s Book of Negroes” (co-advising with Guy Beauregard)
  • Hsieh, Hsiang-cheng 謝享真(FLLD, NTHU):“When Asian Americans Return to Asia: Immigration History, War, and Memory”
  • Chen, Po-hsi 陳柏旭 (English, NCU):“Field of Nightmares and Memories of Shame: the Cultural Representations of Baseball Scandals in Taiwan” (co-advising with Amie Parry)
  • Chen, Naihua 陳乃華 (FLLD, NTHU):“Seung-hui Cho: Shame and the Affective Formation of Asian American Subjectivity”
  • Lu, Yiting 呂怡婷 (FLLD, NTHU):“Formations of Taiwanese Subject Consciousness: George Kerr, Peng Ming-min, and Chen Yingzhen” (co-advising with Chen, Kuan-hsing)
  • Wu, Chengyi 吳貞儀 (FLLD, NTHU):”The Politics of Niche Imagination: The Question of Coloniality and Asian American Literary Studies in Taiwan, 1981-2010”


  • Junior Research Investigators Award, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Wu Ta-You Memorial Award, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • The ASA Yasuo Sakakibara Prize for International Scholar, USA



2013    Transpacific Articulations: Study Abroad and the Remaking of Asian America. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press. (224 pp.)  

Edited Books & Special Issues

2014    Co-edited with Chen Yi-chung, Special issue: “After the Sunflower Movement” 「太陽花之後」, Reflection《思想》27, pp. 109-272.

2014    Special issue: “Our Euro-America” 「我們的歐美」, Chung-wai Literary Monthly《中外文學》43.1, pp. 11-212.

2013     Special issue: “Music and Society” 「音樂與社會」, Reflection《思想》24, pp. 75-208.

2012    Co-edited with Liu Yung-sheng and Chen Kuan-hsing, Diaoyutai in the East Asian Context《東亞脈絡下的釣魚台:繼承、轉化、再前進》, Hsinchu: National Tsinghua University Press, pps. 224.

2012    Special issue: “Asian American Studies in Asia,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 13.2 

2011     Special issue: “Asia as Affect”「情感的亞洲」, Router: A Journal of Cultural Studies《文化研究》12, pp. 8-156.

2010    Co-edited with Shieh Shiao-chin and Liu Yung-sheng, Enlightenment, Activism, and Reflection: Forty Years of the Baodiao Movement《啟蒙、狂飇、反思:保釣運動四十年》, Hsinchu: National Tsinghua University Press, pps. 360.

2010    Special issue: “Cultural Studies: Movement and Inquiries”「文化研究:游與疑」, Reflection《思想》 15, pp. 49-181.  

Articles in Professional Journals (English)

2013    “Bidding Farewell with Regret: Notes towards Affective Articulations and Inter-Asian Writing,” Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 7.2: 214-234.

2013    “Politics of Return: Homecoming Stories of the Vietnamese Diaspora,” positions 21.1: 189-221.

2012    “Cosmopolitanism without Empire?: Tense and Tender Ties in Don Lee’s Country of Origin,” Cultural Dynamics24.2&3: 227-243.

2012    “Writing across the Pacific: Chinese Student Writing, Reflexive Poetics, and Transpacific Modernity,” Amerasia Journal 38.2: 136-54.

2012    “Geopolitics of Literature: Foreign Literature Studies in Early Twentieth-Century China,” Cultural Studies 26.5:  740-764.

2012    “Editorial Introduction: Between Nations and Across the Ocean,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 13.2: 1-11.

2010    “Risky Fiction: Betrayal and Romance in The Jing Affair,” Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 36.1: 35-59.

2009    “Tracking Baodiao: Diaspora, Sovereignty, and Chinese American Resistance,” Spec. Issue: Seizing the Moment: Twentieth Century Chinese American Activism, Chinese America: History and Perspectives, 130-136.

2007    “Thinking and Feeling Asian America in Taiwan,” American Quarterly 59.1 (March): 135-55.

2004    “Capitalizing the Big Man: Yao Ming, Asian America, and the China Global,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 5.2: 263-78.  

Articles in Professional Journals (Chinese)

2014    “Intimate Strangers: Foreign Students in Asian American Cultural Production”〈親密的陌生人:亞美文化生產中的留學生〉, Review of English and American Literature 《英美文學評論》24: 1-26.

2014    “Cold War Humanism: Yan Yuan-shu and His Critical Practices”〈冷戰人文主義:顏元叔及其批評實踐〉,Chung-wai Literary Monthly《中外文學》43.1: 121-168.

2012    “Knowledge Production on the Frontier: An Attempt at Historicizing Foreign Literature Studies in Taiwan”〈文化邊界上的知識生產:「外文學門」歷史化初探〉,Chung-wai Literary Monthly 《中外文學》41.4: 177-215.

2012    “Mixed-Race Refugees and Transnational Adoptees: The Imperial Intimacy in Asian American Return Narratives”〈混血難童與跨國養女:亞美「回歸」敍事裡的帝國親密〉,Chung-wai Literary Monthly《中外文學》41.1: 45-85.

2011    “Getting Close and Passing by: Asia as Affect”〈貼近與錯身:作為情感的亞細亞〉,Router: A Journal of Cultural Studies 《文化研究》12: 114-125.

2010    “Formosa and Its Betrayals: The Affective Paradox of Diaspora”〈福爾摩沙及其背叛:情感斷層與離散矛盾〉,Chung-wai Literary Monthly《中外文學》39.4: 45-83.

2009    “Life in Translation: Yung Wing, Study Abroad, and Transnational Subjectivity”〈翻譯的生命:容閎、留學、跨國主體性〉, EurAmerica《歐美研究》39.3: 455-488.

2007   “Narrating the 1970s: Diaspora, Transnational Politics, and Capitalization”〈敍述七十年代:離鄉、祭國、資本化〉,Router: A Journal of Cultural Studies《文化研究》5: 7-48.

2006    “Imaginations of Return: The Politics of Diaspora in Mabel Cheng’s Films”〈回歸想像/想像「回歸」:張婉婷電影裏的離散政治〉, Chung-wai Literary Monthly《中外文學》35.1:59-86.

2005    “Between the ‘Chinese’ and the ‘American’: Cultural Crossing and Interstitial Imaginary in Nieh Hua-ling’s Thousand Mountains Away, A River Flows”〈「美」「華」之間:《千山外水長流》裏的文化跨越與間際想像〉,Chung-wai Literary Monthly《中外文學》34.4: 111-141.

2004    “Asian American Studies in Taiwan”〈亞美研究在台灣〉, Chung-wai Literary Monthly《中外文學》33.1: 11-40.  

Chapters in Books

2015    “’Dreams of Colliding Worlds:’ Worlding Multiculturalism in Lawrence Chua’s Gold by the Inch,” in Daniel Goh, ed.,Worlding Multiculturalisms: The Politics of Inter-Asian Dwelling (New York: Routledge), 17-34.

2013    “Mixed-Race Refugees and Transnational Adoptees: The Imperial Intimacy in Asian American Return Narratives”〈混血難童與跨國養女:亞美「回歸」敍事裡的帝國親密〉, in I-ping Liang, ed., Between Asia and America: Asian American Literature in Taiwan《亞/美之間:亞美文學在台灣》 (Taipei: Bookman), 263-301.

2012    “Risky Fiction: Betrayal and Romance in The Jing Affair,” in Paoi Hwang, ed., Global Encounters: Cross-Cultural Representations of Taiwan (Taipei: National Taiwan University Press), 83-112.

2012    “Baodiao Movement after the 1990s: Exchange and Convergence across the Taiwan Strait”〈一九九O年代以後的釣運:兩岸保釣的交流與合流〉, in Yung-sheng Liu, Chih-ming Wang, and Kuan-hsing Chen, eds., Diaoyutai in the East Asian Context《東亞脈絡下的釣魚台:繼承、轉化、再前進》(Hsinchu: National Tsinghua University Press),97-114。

       The essay also appears in Renjian Sixiang《人間思想》1 (2012): 58-75;the Korean version appears in The Studies of Modern Chinese History 55 (2012): 227-247; and the Japanese version appears in Modern Thoughts《現代思想》40.17 (2012): 129-147.

2011    “Narrating the 1970s: Diaspora, Transnational Politics, and Capitalization”〈敍述七十年代:離鄉、祭國、資本化〉, in Xiaoming Luo, ed., Making National Subjects: Everyday Life and Literary Practice between the 1950s and 1970s《制造國民:1950-1970年代的日常生活與文藝實踐》(Shanghai: Shanghai Bookstore), 333-374.

2011    “Life in Translation: Yung Wing, Study Abroad, and Transnational Subjectivity”〈翻譯的生命:容閎、留學、跨國主體性〉, in Yuan-wen Chi and Yu-cheng Lee, eds., Life Writing《生命書寫》(Taipei: Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica), 19-48.

2010    “Reading Paik Nak-Chung, Facing Foreign Literature Studies”〈閱讀白樂晴,面對外文系〉, in Yungseo Baik and Kuan-hsing Chen, eds., Paik Nak-Chung: The Division System and National Literature《白樂晴:分斷體制、民族文學》(Taipei: Linking), 213-226.

2010    “Imaginations of Return: The Politics of Diaspora in Mabel Cheng’s Films”〈回歸想像/想像「回歸」:張婉婷電影裏的離散政治〉, in Yu-cheng Lee and Kim Tong Tee, eds., Diaspora and Homeland Imaginations《離散與家國想像》(Taipei: Yuncheng), 173-216. 

2004    “ ‘An Identity Switch:’ A Critique of Multiculturalism in Gish Jen’s Mona in the Promised Land,” in Noelle Brada-Williams and Karen Chow, eds., Crossing Oceans: Reconfiguring American Literary Studies in the Pacific Rim (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press), 139-54.

Book Reviews

2014    “’Bring the War back!’: Book Review of War and Society by Wang Horng-luen”〈把戰爭帶回來!:評汪宏倫編《戰爭與社會》〉, Router: A Journal of Cultural Studies《文化研究》 18: 252-261.

2014     “Book Review of Sinophone Malaysia Literature: Not Made in China by 

Alison M. Groppe,” Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 36: 247-251.

2013    “Book Review of Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendevouz with American History by Yunte Huang,” Asian Ethnicity 14.1: 113-117. 

Other Publications (Selected)

2015    “Memory Films and the Politics of Revisiting: On Amir Muhammad’s Films about the Communist Party of Malaya,”Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 16.1: 128-133.

2014     “Antinomies of Peace: Americanism, Historical Knowledge, and the China Factor in East Asia”〈和平的對反:東亞的美國主義,歷史知識與中國因素〉, Renjian Sixiang《人間思想》7/8: 61-69.

2013     “Postcolonial Exception: Response to Professor Partha Chatterjee”〈後殖民例外:對查特吉教授的回應〉, Renjian Sixiang《人間思想》4: 105-112.

2013     “The Lyrical Modern: The Necessity and Difficulty of Narrating the Self”〈抒情的現代:言說自我的應然與困難〉,Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities《中山人文學報》35: 145-152.

2013    “Minjian East Asia: Feelings and Imaginations,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 14.2: 327-333 (co-written with Kuan-hsing Chen and Chin-ya Hu).

       The Japanese version is published as「東アジアの歴史清算を遅らせるものは何か」in 《世界》 837 (December 2012): 88-95. The Chinese version has appeared as 「想像『民間東亞論壇』的心、情」in Renjian Sixiang《人間思想》4 (2013): 247-254。

2012     "What's Wrong about being a Model Minority?", Asian American Literary Review (Online Forum), September 3.

2012     “Three Notes on Fukushima: Humanities after/in Crisis,” Open Democracy, May 26,http://www.opendemocracy.net/andy-chih-ming-wang/three-notes-on-fukushima-humanities-afterin-crisis.

2010      “Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of Inter-Asia Cultural Studies”〈亞際/文化研究十週年〉, Sixiang《思想》15: 167-181.

2009    “The Colored ’68: Third World Struggle and Knowledge Production” 〈有膚色的六八:第三世界抗爭與知識生產〉,Sixiang《思想》12: 59-76. 


2013    with Te-hsing Shan, “Unchained Memories: An Interview with Chi Pan-yuan”〈「曲終人不散,江上數峰青」:齊邦媛教授訪談錄〉, Review of English and American Literature《英美文學評論》22: 207-226.  


2013    Christopher Lee’s “Rethinking Realisms through the Writings of EileenChang,” in Russell Leung, Don Nakanishi, and Te-hsing Shan, eds., Global Identities, Local Voices: Amerasia Journal at 40 Years, Vol. 2《全球屬性.在地聲音:亞美學刊四十年精選集》下冊  (Taipei: Yuncheng), 256-280.

2012    Rob Wilson’s “When the Nikita Moon Rose,” Jiaofeng《蕉風》505: 66-83.

2012    Bill Lann Lee’s “Yung Wing and the Americanization of China,” in Russell Leung, Don Nakanishi, and Te-hsing Shan, eds., Global Identities, Local Voices: Amerasia Journal at 40 Years, Vol. 1《全球屬性.在地聲音:亞美學刊四十年精選集》上冊 (Taipei: Yuncheng), 48-61.

2012    Him Mark Lai’s “Musings of a Chinese American Historian,” Russell Leung, Don Nakanishi, and Te-hsing Shan, eds., Global Identities, Local Voices: Amerasia Journal at 40 Years, Vol. 1《全球屬性.在地聲音:亞美學刊四十年精選集》上冊 (Taipei: Yunchneg), 170-206.

2000    Partha Chatterjee’s “Community in the East,” in Kuan-hsing Chen, ed., Relocating Political Society: Modernity, National Violence and Postcolonial Democracy 《發現政治社會:現代性、國家暴力與後殖民民主》 (Taipei: Juliu), 37-60.

2000    Darrell William Davis’s “Borrowing Postcolonial: Wu Nien-chen's Dou-san and the Memory Mine,” Chungwai Literary Monthly《中外文學》28.11: 7-32.