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Published: 2020-04-25



Prof Yong LIU, BA, PhD

Professor in the School of Literature



Liu Yong is Professor of Literature and Doctoral Supervisor in Beijing Normal University, the Yangtze River Scholar of the Ministry of Education, and chief expert in History of Chinese Literature in the 20th Century for the Marxist Theory Research and Construction Project. He is Vice President of the Chinese Modern Literature Research Association, Vice Editor of Modern Chinese Literature Researches Series, and Director of the Lu Xun, Guo Moruo, Lao She Research Institute. He pioneers the study of Chinese modern and contemporary literature and culture and has conducted research and teaching in this field for many years.


Research Interests

·Chinese modern and contemporary literature and culture

·Academic history of Chinese modern and contemporary literature

·Genealogy of Chinese modern and contemporary literature

·Chinese religion development and Chinese modern and contemporary literature

·Beijing cultural development



·Chinese modern and contemporary literature and culture

·Chinese modern literary history

·Thought trends of Chinese modern and contemporary literature

·Selected works of Chinese modern and contemporary literature

·Chinese modern and contemporary literature style study



Authored Books

Psychological Studies of Modern Chinese Literature2006

Marxism and Chinese Literature in the 20th Century2006

The Field and Situation of Modern Chinese Literature Research2008

Lecture Record of Modern Literature2009

Beijing New Literature and New Beijing Literature2009

Fifteen Lectures on Beijing History and Culture2009

Religious and Cultural Complex of Modern Chinese Writers2011

Multidimensional Interpretation of Chinese Modern Literature2013


Edited Books

History of Modern Chinese Literature2006

Selected Readings of Chinese Modern Literature Classics2007

Monographic Study of Modern Chinese Literature2006

‘Entering the Classics’ Series2007

Beijing Cultural Development Report2003-2015

Chronicle of Chinese Modern Literature2017

Virtue Lights LifeHonesty Volume(2014): Awards of ‘Five Top Project’ of Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the CPC

Academic research achievements have won the Special Prize and the First Prize of Outstanding Achievements Award of Beijing Philosophy and Social Science Foundation.


Journal Articles

He published more than 100 academic papers in Chinese Core Journals such as Literature Review, Literature and Art Studies, Academic Monthly, Xinhua Digest, Journal of Tsinghua University, Journal of Beijing Normal University, Modern Chinese Literature Studies, and Lu Xun Research Monthly.


Visiting Experiences

·Visiting Professor in Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

·Lecturer in Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

·Visiting Scholar in University of Hong Kong (HKU)

·Oversea Study Tour in United States, Russia, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and districts like Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan




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