Field: Modern Chinese Literature
Advisor: Lydia H. Liu
Siwei is interested in studying Chinese socialist literature within the context of cooperative cultural production among Third World intellectuals following the Bandung Conference. Her interest also includes but is not limited to Chinese diaspora in Latin America and Chinese independent documentaries. Her latest research examines translation between Chinese and Brazilian literature in the 1950s and 1960s. Currently, she is working on late Qing intellectuals’ travel writing of Latin America. She received her B.A. from Hebei University (2010) and M.A. from Peking University (2014). She joined EALAC’s M.A. program in 2014 and has continued to study in the PhD program since 2017.