Associate Professor of English
Ph.D. University College London, 2014
Pingta Ku is Assistant Professor of English at National Taipei University of Technology. He received his BA from National Taiwan University, his MA from Royal Holloway, University of London, and his Ph.D. from University College London. He teaches and researches mainly in the areas of Irish and modernist anglophone literatures. His current project focuses on how expatriate anglophone modernists in continental Europe represented the collusion between fashion and fascism––or, in James Joyce’s Wakean portmanteau, facsion––between the two world wars. He has published journal articles and book chapters on anglophone modernism and cultural studies in Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, James Joyce Journal, Ex-position, Chung-Wai Literary Quarterly, After Sailing to Ireland, and Keywords of Taiwan Theory.
Undergraduate: English and American Fiction, English and American Short Stories, Genre Analysis and Translation
Graduate: Period Studies in Literature and Culture, Writing Application in Literature and Cultural Studies