Shaobo Xie did his PhD in twentieth-century
literary theory. He has research and teaching interests in the areas of
postcolonial theory and literature, Derridean deconstruction,
neo-Marxism, cultural studies, globalization, comparative literature,
critical theory, Chinese Canadian literature, and Chinese modernity.
His recent publications include Cultural Politics of Resistance (1999), Dialogues on Cultural Studies: Interviews with Contemporary Critics (2002; co-ed. with Fengzhen Wang), Globalization and Indigenous Cultures, special issue of ARIEL
(2005; co-ed. with Fengzhen Wang), ?Translating Modernity Towards
Translating China? in Translating China (forthcoming 2005), and ?Is the
World Decentered? A Postcolonialist Perspective on Globalization? in
Global Fissures: Postcolonial Fusions (forthcoming 2006). His current
research projects: Dialectic of the Chinese Enlightenment and Theorizing Towards Postcolonial Modernity. He is an Associate Editor of ARIEL and serves on the editorial boards of The Intellectual Library (Beijing) and Translation and Interdisciplinary Studies (Tsinghua University, Beijing).