Academic Profile

Dr. Qu is currently an Associate Professor of Chinese at NTU Singapore and a Member of International Advisory Committee of Chinese Heritage Centre, Singapore. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the Nanyang Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (南洋中华文学与文化学报, a bilingual journal in Chinese and English) collaborated with Professor Tian Xiaofei at Harvard University and Professor He Guimei at Peking University. He is also Visiting Professor at Tongji University (Shanghai). He obtained Ph.D. at Peking University joint with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was the recipient of the Nanyang Education Award. He was awarded to be an Honorary Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Fulbright Researcher at Harvard University. He was also Visiting Research Fellow at Anhui Normal University and Visiting Scholar at SOAS University of London.
He procured many scholarships and grants, such as Singapore MOE AcRF Tier 1, Heritage Research Grant (National Heritage Board in Singapore), Fulbright Scholarship (U.S.A), Nanyang Education Award (NTU), China Government Scholarship, Peking University Ph.D. Fellowship, May Fourth Award (PKU), and Huangzang Award (Taiwan). Besides, as Co-PIs, he has involved in four projects from the National Social Science Fund of China (two of them are major projects).
He is organizing a Webinar series entitled "NTU Chinese Literature and Culture", for inviting international distinguished scholars to share the newly in-depth and original scholarship and seek the interdisciplinary and transnational study of Chinese literature and culture.
He was invited by National Taiwan University, National University of Singapore, SOAS University of London, University of Colorado-Boulder, University of Houston, Fudan University, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Guangxi Normal University, and Shanghai International Studies University to give keynote speeches and academic talks.
He has produced 92 published works in Chinese and English - 44 journal articles, 4 authored books, 7 edited books, 31 articles in edited volumes, 1 published thesis, and 5 book reviews- in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Spain, Malaysia, and Singapore. You may find more info by the link:
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Assoc Prof Qu Jingyi
Associate Professor, School of Humanities

Ancient Chinese Literature and History with a focus on the Han, Wei, Six Dynasties & Tang periods, Chinese Literary Historiography in the West, and Cultural Heritage of Chinese Education in Singapore
  • Elegance Beyond Eroticism: Representation Of Women In Tang Flowery Poetry
  • Qu Jingyi. (2019). Rare Anthologies of Tang Poetry in Ming and Qing Dynasties (4 Volumes). Shanghai Classics Books Publishing House.

  • Qu Jingyi and Wang Zhitian. (2019). Tangshi Yanyi Pin and Representation of Feminine Beauty in Tang Poetry. Shanghai: Shanghai Classics Books Publishing House.

  • Qu Jingyi.(2019). After Li Guang’s Death: The Endings of Li Family and Sima Qian’s Narrative Technique. Study on Shi Ji (16)(333-341). Beijing: Chinese Literature and History Press.

  • Qu Jingyi. (2019). Charming in Silence and Coquettish in Desolate: A Commentary on Tangshi Mingyuan Ji. Journal of Chinese Literature 中国文学学报, 9, 89-105.

  • Qu Jingyi & Wang Zhitian. (2019). Approaching Tangshi Yanyi Pin from a Perspective of Documentology: Discussion on Its Characteristics as a Late Ming Commercial Publication. Journal of Guangxi Normal University, 55(3), 20-29.