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WU Wan Yi

Dr. WU Wan Yi

PhD (Kyoto)

Research Assistant Professor

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Tel: (852) 2766 6360

Fax: (852) 2334 3747

Office:

Room HJ607, Stanley Ho Building,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

Hung Hom, Hong Kong

 

Biographical Sketch

台灣大學心理系畢業,碩士至台北藝術大學轉讀戲劇研究,博士課程在京都大學完成。主修明清戲曲及戲劇學,對於日本中國學,中日比較戲劇及性別研究亦有所涉獵。目前的關注重心放在民國初期女性劇場之發展史。 

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Humanities, Department of Studies in Cultural Coexistence, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan.
  • M.A. in Drama Studies, Graduate School of Theatre Studies, Taipei National University of the Art, Taiwan
  • B.S. in Psychology, College of Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

 

Teaching and Working Experiences

  • 2016- Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese Culture, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • 2014-2015 Research Assistant, National Chengchi University Social Sciences Information Center, Taiwan
  • 2012-2013 Fulbright visiting scholar, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilization, Harvard University, USA
  • 2010-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Humanities Research, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 2011 Lecturer, Center for General Education, Aletheia University, Taiwan
  • 2009-2010 Specially commissioned translator, Commercial Press, Taiwan
  • 2006-2007 Specially commissioned translator, Department of Chinese Studies, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • 2005-2008 Kyoto University 21Century CEO Program Researcher, Japan

 

University Service

  • 2019- Departmental Scholarship Liaison Officer
  • 2019- Library Liaison Officer
  • 2018- Member, Board of Faculty of Humanities
  • 2017- Member, Department Research Committee
  • 2017- Member, Department Staff Committee
  • 2016- Member, Undergraduate Programme Committee

 

Fellowship / Scholarship Awarded

  • 2012-2013 Fulbright Experience America Research Grant
  • 2010-2011 Grant For Japan-related Research Project, Grant Program of the Sumitomo Foundation
  • 2008-2009 Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship of Taiwan Association
  • 2002-2004 Scholarship of Japan Interchange Association

 

Research Grants

External grants

  • 2019-2020 The Research Grants Council, General Research Fund (GRF), Hong Kong
    “The Establishment of a Model of Performance of Bangzi Opera and its Relationship with the Audio-Visual Media, 1911-1937”
  • 2017-2019 The Research Grants Council, Early Career Scheme (ECS) Grant, Hong Kong
    “Gender, Performance and Drama : A study of Female Theater in Beijing, 1911-1937”

Internal grants

  • 2018-2019 Dean’s Reserve for Research, Hong Kong Polytechnic University “The General Theory of Chinese Drama Researches in Japan between 1878 And 1930”
  • 2017-2018 Internal Research Grant, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • 2012-2013 Fulbright Experience America Research Grant
  • 2011 HRC Funding Guidelines for Academic Counseling for young Scholars, Taiwan
  • 2010-2011 Grant for Japan-related Research Project, Grant Program of The Sumitomo Foundation. Awarded research project “Tsuji Chōka and Chinese theatre in the Late Qing and Early Republican China” studies Tsuji Chōka‘s writings and critiques on traditional Chinese operas to reconstruct the development of the Beijing Opera in this turbulent period.
  • 2005-2008 Grant from the East Asian Humanities and Information Studies, Center of Excellence Program of the Twenty-First Century, Kyoto University, Japan.

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • 2019 B
    “Bangzi Opera Performance and Gender Consciousness” Chinese Studies. [under review]
  • 2019 A
    “How Did Female Characters Play by Female Actors in Beijing Opera? - The Genders and Performances in Beijing Opera Reviewed in Dramatic Criticisms Published by the Major Newspapers in Beijing between 1912 and 1920” Journal of Chinese Studies. [under review]
  • 2019
    “Between Enlightenment and Entertainment — The Improved Drama Practice of the Beijing Women's Opera Troupe Zhi De She in the Early Republic of China” Journal of Chinese Studies. [forthcoming]
  • 2018
    “The Rise of the female theater in Beijing from 1912 to1918-with a focus on the theater criticisms in Shuntian Shibao”New Asia Journal 35(August 2018):1-56.
  • 2013
    “The Emergence of Modern Theatre Critique: the Shuntian Daily and Tsuji Choka” Journal of Theater Studies10 (July 2012):69-108.
    〈近代劇評的發生―《順天時報》與辻聽花〉,《戲劇研究》第10期(台北 : 戲劇研究編輯委員會),頁69-108.
  • 2009
    “Warrior Women in Ming-Qing Dramas: Cases of Three Representative Plays.” TaoTie 17 (September 2009): 51-71.
    〈明清時代の演劇作品における女俠の形象について―《紅拂記》、《識英雄紅拂莽擇配》、《墨憨齋重定女丈夫傳奇》を中心に〉, 《饕餮》第17号 (札幌: 北海道大學文學部中國人文學會),頁51-71.
  • 2008b
    “Depicting Warrior Women in Chinese Traditional Drama of the Ming and Qing Dynasties.” Human and Environmental Studies 17 (December 2008): 39-49.
    〈明清時代の演劇作品における女俠の形象―剣俠の系統に屬する演劇作品を中心として〉,紀要《人間・環境學》第17集 (京都: 京都大學人間‧環境學研究科),頁39-49.
  • 2008a
    “Female Audiences and their Theatergoing Ban in the Ming and Qing Dynasties.” Kanji Cultural Studies Annual 3 (March 2008): 87-112.
    〈明清時代の女性觀客と觀劇禁制について〉,《漢字文化研究年報》第三輯 (京都:京都大學人文科學研究所),頁87-112.
  • 2007
    “The Transformation of Female Images in the Drama Yuzanji.” Kanji Cultural Studies Annual 2 (March 2007): 77-100.
    〈《玉簪記》の折子戲における女性像の變化〉,《漢字文化研究年報》第二輯 (京都:京都大學人文科學研究所),頁77-100.

 

Awards

  • 2018 August
    The Best Research Paper Award in Honor of Professor Xu Fuguan: the 35th volume of New Asia Journal (2018) 徐復觀最佳論文獎

 

Conference Papers and Presentations

  • 14 October 2018
    “Tsuji Chōka and Female theater in Beijing”, paper presented at The Ninth International Conference on Chinese Ancient Texts and Traditional Culture, Beijing: Beijing Normal University, China.
    〈劇評家聽花與北京女劇〉,「第九屆中國古文獻與傳統文化國際學術研討會」,北京: 北京師範大學.
  • 2 September 2018
    “Tsuji Chōka and Female theater”, paper presented at Memorial Symposium: Tsuji Chōka, 150 Years from Birth, Tokyo 2018, Kumamoto: Kumamoto University, Japan.
    “辻聽花と女優劇”, ジャーナリスト.京劇研究者辻聽花(1868-1931)生誕150年記念シンポジウム, 熊本:熊本大學黒髪キャンパス.
  • 8 October 2017
    “How Did Female Characters Play by Female Actors in Beijing Opera? - The Genders and Performances in Beijing Opera Reviewed in dramatic criticisms published by the Major Newspapers in Beijing between 1912 and 1920”, paper presented at The sixty-ninth Sinological Society of Japan Annual conference, Yamagata 2017, Yamagata: Sinological Society of Japan, Japan.
    〈女性は如何に女性を演じたか—一九一二年から一九二〇年の北京の演劇評論誌における性別と演劇の批評)2017「日本中國學會第六十九回大會」, 山形 : 山形大學文學院.
  • 19 November 2016
    “How women act women: Performance and opera within the Beijing community during 1900-1920.” Invited lecture for Seminars on Chinese History and Culture for Postgraduate Students in Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl River Delta Confucius Institute of Hong Kong.
  • 12 August 2014
    Female theatre in the early Republic of China: Emergence and Evolution” Paper presented in the international conference on “Modern China in Global Context, 1600-Present” , The Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.
    〈民國初期北京女劇的發展—以志德社為中心〉2014「全球視野下的中國近代史研究」國際學術研討會, 台北:中央研究院.
  • 25 April 2013
    “Female actors playing female characters: performance and gender in Beijing Opera,1912-1918” Invited speech in Harvard Chinese Culture Workshop, Harvard-Yenching Library, Cambridge, USA.
  • 04 April 2013
    “The Rise and Development of Female Actors in Beijing, 1912-1918” Presented in the Fairbank Center Studies workshop Program on Topics in Cold War and East Asian Cultural Politics: Chinese Perspectives, Harvard University ,Cambridge, USA.
  • 14 October 2011
    “The birth of Chinese modern dramatic criticism.” Presented in the Ljubljana University The 2nd International Conference on Specific Topics in Chinese Studies on ‘100 YEARS OF MODERN CHINA’, Slovenija, Ljubljana.
  • 09 May 2011
    The birth of Chinese modern dramatic criticism.” Paper presented in Center for Humanities Research Young Scholar Symposium 2011. Taipei, Taiwan.
    〈近代劇評的發生─辻聽花與《順天時報》〉「國科會人文學研究中心2011年青年學者論壇學術研討會」, 台北 : 國家科學委員會.
  • 26 August 2010
    “On the Historical Viewpoint of a Japanese Connoisseur of Chinese Drama in the Early Twentieth Century.” Paper presented in the Beijing University Postgraduate Candidates and Young Scholar Symposium on ‘The Living Tradition in the Present’. Beijing, China.
    〈二十世紀初期日本中國戲劇研究者的中國戲劇史觀之考察〉「北京大學中文系博士生及青年學者學術研討會《活在“現在”的“傳統”》」, 北京:北京大學文學院.
  • 18 November 2009
    “Introduction to Japanese Traditional Performing Arts.” Invited speech, Wenshan Community College, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 12 October 2008
    “Depictions of Warrior Women in Feng Menglong’s Plays.” Paper presented in the Sixtieth Annual Conference of the Sinological Society of Japan, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
    〈馮夢龍《墨憨齋定本傳奇》における女俠の形象 ―《女丈夫》、《新灌園》を中心に 〉日本中國學會 「第六十回大會」, 京都: 京都大學文學院.
  • 13 October 2007
    “Female Audiences and their Theatergoing Ban in the Ming and Qing Dynasties.” Paper presented in the Seminar of East Asian Humanities and Information Studies, Center of Excellence Program of the Twenty-First Century, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
    〈明清時代の女性觀客と觀劇禁制について〉京都大學21世紀CEOプログラム東アジア人文情報學セミナ-, 京都 : 京都大學人文科學研究所).
  • 04 November 2006
    “Women and Theatre in Ming and Qing Dynasties: on Banning Woman from Theatergoing”. Paper presented in the Symposium of East Asian Humanities and Information Studies, Center of Excellence Program of the Twenty-First Century, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
    〈明清時代の女性と演劇―觀劇禁制の問題について〉京都大學21世紀CEOプログラム東アジア人文情報學研究會, 京都 : 京都大學人文科學研究所).
  • 01 October 2005
    “Pursuing Love and Aware of Love: the Transformation of Female Images in the Play Yuzanji”. Paper presented in the Symposium of East Asian Humanities and Information Studies, Center of Excellence Program of the Twenty-First Century, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
    〈戀の追求と自覺―《玉簪記》の折子戲における女性像〉京都大學21世紀CEOプログラム東アジア人文情報學研究會, 京都 : 京都大學人文科學研究所).

 

Translation Works

  • 吳宛怡譯,小和田哲男著,《惡人列傳:25名創造日本史的惡人》,台北:商務印書館,2011年。