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Shu-mei Shih


Shu-mei Shih is Professor of Comparative Literature, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Lionnet and Shih are co-directors of the "Cultures in Transnational Perspective" Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in the Humanities at UCLA and co-editors of Minor Transnationalism.

Background Readings

  • Barlow, Tani. The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism. Duke University Press, 2004.
  • Dooling, Amy. Writing Women in Modern China. Columbia University Press, 2005
  • Wang Anyi. The Song of Everlasting Sorrow: A Novel of Shanghai. Columbia UP, 2010.