Xueqing Xu
Xueqing Xu
Associate Professor
Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, York University
Research keywords: Chinese-Canadian literature; Chinese women fiction
Xu Xueqing holds a BA and MA in Chinese literature from Fudan University in Shanghai, and a PhD in Chinese Literature from the University of Toronto (2000). She is Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University with her research interest in Chinese-Canadian literature and Chinese women fiction. Among her publications are Life of Confucius (1990) and several articles on Chinese-Canadian literature during the past few years. She contributed ca. 500 entries to an encyclopaedia of modern Chinese literature and a chapter to a book on Chinese literary societies during the Republican Era (2008). She also edited an anthology of prose by Chinese-Canadian writers in 2005.

Her current research project is Daily Narratives of the Chinese Diaspora in Canada: The Chinese Times (1910–1992, Vancouver), funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Representative publications:
Contemporary Short Stories about Women’s Lives in China Today. Co-edited with Jennifer Jianghai Mei. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, Ltd. 2020.
Marriage in China Today: Stories by Chinese Women Authors. Co-edited with Jennifer Jianghai Mei. The Edwin Mellen Press, Ltd. New York: 2020.