Dr. Shao-Pin Luo
Assistant Professor; Coordinator Chinese Studies Program; Adjunct Professor, Department of English
|Office Hours W'18:
MW 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Biography: Shao-Pin Luo holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of New Brunswick. Her main research interests are in postcolonial literature, diaspora studies, translation studies, and intercultural approaches in language teaching and learning.
• “The Way of Words: Vernacular Cosmopolitanism in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature. 48.3 (September 2013): 377-392.
• “Intertextuality in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide.” In History, Narrative, and Testimony: Amitav Ghosh’s Fiction. Ed. Chitra Sankaran. SUNY Press, 2012. 145-170.
• “Magic Mountain, Sacred Script: A Bakhtinian Reading of the Novels of Gao Xingjian.” (Reprint) Contemporary Literary Criticism, Ed. Jeffrey Hunter. Detroit: Gale/Cengage Learning Publishing, Volume 315. 2012.
• “Integrating Theory and Practice: Intercultural Communicative Tasks in Language Learning.” The Journal of Research for the Teaching of Chinese in Canada. The Official Publication of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Canada. 2 (May 2010): 21-26.
• “Amitav Ghosh.” The Encyclopaedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction. Gen. ed. Brian W. Shaffer. Vol 3: World Fiction. Ed. John Clement Ball. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
• “Chapter 11: Postcolonial Literature.” (In Chinese). In Western Literary Studies: Traditions, Trends, and Topics. Eds. Jian-Zhong Lin and Shouhua Qi. Beijing: China Renming University Press, 2007. 223-248.
• “Translation and Transformation in Chorus of Mushrooms and When Fox Is a Thousand.” In Asian Women: Interconnections. Eds. Tineke Hellwig and Sunera Thobani. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 2006. 115-138.
• “Magic Mountain, Sacred Script: A Bakhtinian Reading of the Novels of Gao Xingjian.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 46.3 (Spring 2005): 283-300.
• “Rewriting Travel: Ahdaf Soueif’s The Map of Love and Bharati Mukherjee’s The Holder of the World.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 38.2 (Summer 2003): 77-104.
• “‘Living the Wrong Life’: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Unconsoled Orphans.” The Dalhousie Review 83.1 (Spring 2003): 51-80.