Liyang Xia

Acting Head of Centre for Ibsen Studies
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Postal address Henrik Wergelands hus Room 232

Academic interests

  • Reception history of Ibsen in China
  • Theatre studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • Chinese traditional and modern theatre
  • China Studies
  • Gender studies
  • Global influences of theatre cultures

Courses taught

IBS4000 Research Ethics, Information Resources and Advanced Academic Writing for Ibsen Studies

IBS4001 – Theoretical, Methodological, and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Ibsen Studies

IBS4210 – Ibsen i praksis

IBS4102 – Henrik Ibsen’s oeuvre in the perspective of its reception history

IBS4204 – Ibsen in Performance

IBS4390 – Master's Thesis in Ibsen Studies

Background

Associate Professor, Centre for Ibsen Studies, UiO, 2016-2018

Teaching assistant, University of Oslo, 2012-2013

PhD in Ibsen Studies, University of Oslo, 2009-2012

 

Tags: Ibsen, China, Theatre, Gender Studies, Reception Studies, Translation Studies, Digital Humanities

Publications

Xia, Liyang (2018). A myth that glorifies: Rethinking Ibsen’s early reception in China.  Ibsen Studies.  ISSN 1502-1866. 18(2), s 141- 168 . doi: 10.1080/15021866.2018.1550868

Joanne Tompkins, Jonathan Bollen, Julie Holledge, and Liyang Xia. Visualising Lost Theatres: Recovering Social Interactions from the Spaces of Performance. Cambridge University Press, Delivery 2020.

Xia, Liyang (2016). Heart Higher than the Sky: Reinventing Chinese Femininity through Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, In Frode Helland & Julie Holledge (ed.),  Ibsen Between Cultures.  Novus Forlag.  ISBN 9788270998630.  5.  s 113 - 142

  • Xia, Liyang (2018). A myth that glorifies: Rethinking Ibsen’s early reception in China. Ibsen Studies.  ISSN 1502-1866.  18(2), s 141- 168 . doi: 10.1080/15021866.2018.1550868
  • Xia, Liyang (2016). Heart Higher than the Sky: Reinventing Chinese Fimininity through Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, In Frode Helland & Julie Holledge (ed.),  Ibsen Between Cultures.  Novus Forlag.  ISBN 9788270998630.  5.  s 113 - 142
  • Xia, Liyang (2007). Power Struggle in Hedda Gabler - A Close Reading of the Conversations between Hedda, Brack and Løvborg, In Frode Helland; Kaja* Mollerin; Jon Nygaard & Astrid Sæther (ed.),  The Living Ibsen: Proceedings - The 11th International Ibsen Conference, 21 - 27 August 2006.  Unipub forlag.  ISBN 978-82-91540-10-8.  Chapter 2.  s 153 - 158

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  • Xia, Liyang (2013). Heart Higher than the Sky - Reinventing Chinese Femininity through Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. Show summary

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