Professor Cai to edit new prominent publications on Chinese literature

Professor Zong-qi Cai
Professor Cai

EALC professor Zong-qi Cai is growing in prominence as an expert on understanding Chinese literature. He recently signed an agreement with Columbia University Press to be the general editor of a book series titled “How to Read Chinese Literature.”

Also, Cai’s journal, PRISM: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature, has been formally approved by Duke University Press. Co-sponsored by Lingnan University of Hong Kong and the University of Illinois, the journal—his second Duke journal—is yet another fruit of his endeavors to pursue high-profile collaboration between Illinois and Chinese universities.

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