Dr. Jeffrey Lang MATHER

Visiting address
CMC-M8077
Phone: +852 34429884

Author IDs

Qualifications/Experiences

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

Biography

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.