Prof. Jeffrey Lang MATHER

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34429884

Author IDs


BA English (Hons) (U of Alberta), MA English (Concordia), PhD English (University of Kent)


Jeffrey Mather is currently the Associate Head of the Department of English and holds a PhD in English from the University of Kent. His research and teaching interests focus on twentieth-century literature and historical representations of China through Western writing. His is the author of Twentieth-Century Literary Encounters in China: Modernism, Travel, and Form (2020) is currently working on a GRF project to do with the poet and editor Harriet Monroe. He has published on a number of twentieth-century authors including Ezra Pound, Virginia Woolf, James Hilton, Emily Hahn, and Han Suyin. His other interests include graphic novels, periodical studies, and travel writing as a form of literary representation.

Research Interests/Areas

Literary studies, Travel writing, Literary journalism, Modernism, China/West studies.