Louis Liuxi Meng
Professor of Chinese Studies
Dr. Meng has taught Chinese language, literature, culture, and civilization for many years. Prior to joining the faculty at Kennesaw State University in 2006, he taught first at two universities in Beijing, and then at The University of British Columbia, Carleton College, and Central Washington University in North America. His research and scholarly interests are in Chinese language pedagogy and classical Chinese poetry and women’s literature. Dr. Meng has published a number of books/book chapters and journal papers in both Chinese and English and presented his research findings at numerous conferences.
His publications include Poetry as Power: Yuan Mei’s Female Disciple Qu Bingyun (1767-1810), Lanham/New York/Toronto/UK: Lexington Books (2007), “Idea-scape (yijing): Understanding Imagery in the Chinese Poetic Tradition,” Comparative Literature: East & West, Vol. 22, July 2015, pp 29-48, “Tan ‘peilan’ ‘renlan’ zai gudai shige zhong jieyu wenxue chuangzuo” 談“佩蘭” “紉蘭” 在古代詩歌中借喻文學創作 (Peilan and Renlan as Metaphors for Literary Creations in Classical Chinese Poetry), Zhongguo wenxue yanjiu (中國文學研究 Research of Chinese Literature), Vol. 117, April 2015, pp. 35-39, and "The Search for Truth: Zhang Xuecheng (1738-1801) on Writing" (Jiu dadao yiwei shiyong: lun Zhang Xuecheng de wenzhangguan jianyi wenzhang de genben tezhi), Journal of BeijingTeachers College (Beijing shiyuan xuebao), 1989, No. 1, pp. 16-24. Scholarly Books in Process include Xi Peilan (1762–ca. 1831) and her Male Poetic Mentor Yuan Mei (for the book series ASIA PAST & PRESENT published by the Asian Studies Association publications).
Ph.D.– The University of British Columbia, Asian Studies/literature
M.A.– The State University of New York at Oswego, English/American Literature
B.A.– The Renmin University of China, Chinese language and literature