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Shu-Chuan Chen

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Education

2001.8-2007.1 Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Fu-Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan
1996.8-1999.7 M.F.A. in Art Studies, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
1990.8-1995.7 B.A. in English, Fu-Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan B.A. in Library and Information Science, Fu-Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan (Double Major)

Professional Experiences

2016.8- now Chair of Department of Foreign Languages and Literature in Asia University
2012.8-now full-time associate professor of Department of Foreign Languages and Literature in Asia University
2011.8-2015.7 Director of Center for Language Education in Asia University
2007.02-2012.7 full-time assistant professor of Department of Foreign Languages and Literature in Asia University
2005.8-2007.1 full-time Lecturer of Department of English Language and Literature in Tzu Chi University
2000.8-2005.7 English and Art teacher in Ching Cheng High School, Changhua
(with official teacher certificate of high school in English and Art)


Classes in charge

Introduction to Western Literatures, Literary Theory & Cross-Cultural Imagination, Filmic Literature, Literature & Creative Thinking, Cross-cultural Communication, English Composition


Journal Articles

1. Yu-Chun Shih, Shu-Chuan Chen. 2019. 04. “Can the Discreditable be an Advantage? Mental Illnesses as Metaphors on Rhetorical Usages for Language Teaching”. Parole: Journal of Linguistics and Education, 9(1), 31-43.
2. Shu-Chuan Chen, Chih-Hui Fang. 2018.12. “Narrative Writing on New Immigrant Women: Perspective on Cultural Identity and Mother-Daughter Relationship”. Parole: Journal of Linguistics and Education, 8 (2), 72-80. (Sponsored project by MOST 106-2410-H-468-014-)
3. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2017.06. “Diasporic Landscape of Women’s Poiesis: Zarina Bhimji’s Photography Love” Journal of Jin-Wen Institute of Technology 27.2:105-124. (Sponsored project by 100-asia-05)
4. Shu-Chuan Chen, Hsiu-Yin Liu and Stephanie Wei-ling Huang. 2015. 11. “The Translation Strategies in the Hypertext Novel: These Waves of Girls” STUST Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 14:105-140.
5. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2012.12. “Before Seediq Bale: Representation of Taiwanese Aborigine’s Documentary Films (1984-2010)” Chaoyang Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 10.2:65-98.
6. Shu-Chuan Chen, Stephanie Wei-ling Huang. 2012.6 “Self-Exploration of Sexual Identity in Hypertext— Narrative Strategies in Girl(s)’ Autobiography/ Pseudo-autobiography” Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences2.10:141-171. (Sponsored project by NSC 99-2410-H-468-021-)
7. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2012.6 “Body, Space and Memory: The Construction of a Nomadic Other’s Subjectivity in Shu-Lea Cheang’s Internet Art” ARTISTICA TNNUA 4:125-149.
8. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2010.12 “Can Trauma Be Healed?: Body Writing in Diaspora Korean and Vietnamese American Women Artists” Studies in International Cultures 6(2):1-28. (THCI)
9. Shu-Chuan Chen, Stephanie Wei-ling Huang. 2010.11.“Who Am I ? : Identity and Self-representation of Asian Women Artists in Cyborgs” Art Forum 3: 49-70. (Sponsored project by NSC 98-2629-H-468-019-)
10. Ying-Ying Chien, Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.7. “Trauma/Representation/The Other: The Historical Memory and Body Writing of Asian Diasporic Women Artists” in Fu Jen Journal of Foreign Languages: Linguistics, Literature, and Culture. 5: 137-168
11. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.6 “Diaspora Myth and the Reconstruction of Heroine in the Frontier Movement--Study Third World Woman’s Body Experiences and Meanings of Transformation in Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine”. Review of English and American Literature 12 : 141-189. (THCI)
12. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2007.12 “Aesthetic of the Victimized Other: Post-colonial Imagination and Mimicry Experience in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee” in The 5th Miaoli County Literature—Pluralism Seminar, 81-98. ISBN 978-986-01-1961-9
13. Shu-Chuan Chen.2003.8 “Study on Writing Strategy and Implication of Lucifer Hung’s ‘Crystal Eyes’ in the Trail of Science Fiction” in Cultural Studies 28th publication.
< http://hermes.hrc.ntu.edu.tw/ocsa/journal/28/park_28.htm>
14. Shu-Chuan Chen. 1997 “Misogynist or Philogynist?- Representation of the Male-written Mythology and the Paradox of Demythology in Frank Wedekind’s The Lulu Plays” in Art Forum 3: 1-10.


Conference Papers

1. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2019. 3/15-16. “New Immigrant Women’s Narrative and Identity on Picture Books and Graphic Memoirs: Manini’s Oblique Household Trilogy and Thi Bui’s The Best We Could Do”. 2019 International Conference and Workshop on TEFL & Applied Linguistics organized by Ming-Chuan University.
2. Yu-Chun Shih, Shu-Chuan Chen. 2019. 3/15-16. “When the “Discreditables” Become an Advantage: Autism, Asperger, ADHD as Metaphors in Drama and Literature”. 2019 International Conference and Workshop on TEFL & Applied Linguistics organized by Ming-Chuan University.
3. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2018.7/7-8."Transformation of Cultural Identity in Visual Art: Narrative Writings on New Immigrant Women in Taiwan." International Conference on Social Science and Humanities (ICSSH) organized by IASTEM in Tokyo, Japan. (Excellent Paper Award) (Sponsored project by MOST no.106-2410-H-468-014-)
4. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2017. 7/19-20. “Reconstruct the Identities on Cultural and Language Transition in Taiwan” (invited speaker) at International Seminar Language Maintenance and Shift (LAMAS ) 7 in Semarang, Indonesia.
5. Shu-Chuan Chen and Chih-Hui Fang. 2017. 6/2-3. “Narrative Writing on New Immigrant Women: Perspective on Cultural Studies and Mother- Daughter Relationship” at International Conference on Migration, Cultural Identity, Language and Communication 2017 (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature) in Asia University, Taiwan.
6. Hsiu-Ying Liu and Shu-Chuan Chen. 2017. 6/2-3. “Study on Learning Mother Languages of South Asian Fathers and their Children” International Conference on Migration, Cultural Identity, Language and Communication 2017 (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature) in Asia University, Taiwan.
7. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2016. 5/19-20. 2016. “Reconstruct Sexuality in Women’s Travel Writing” Conference of Humanities Innovation and Social Practice in College of Humanities and Social Sciences in Asia University, Taiwan.
8. Liu, Hsiuying, Chen, Shu-Chuan and Huang, Wei-ling. 2014. 10/3-5. “: The Application of Linguistic Theories in ESP Vocabulary Teaching” at 2014 Cross-Strait International Conference on English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Conference
9. Shu-Chuan Chen, Stephanie Wenling Huang. 2014. 06/03. “Diasporic Landscape in Women Poiesis: Zarina Bhimji’s Photography Love”. 2014 Digital Archives and Value-Added Conference
10. Shu-Chuan Chen, Hsiu-Ying Liu, and Stephanie Wei Ling Huang. 2013. 11/01-11/02. “Using ESP Approach in Reshuffling Translation Curriculum Design” at 2013 International Conference on English for Specific Purposes in Asia University, Taiwan.
11. Shu-Chuan Chen and Meng-Wei Lin. 2013. 11/01-11/02. “In Searching for the Awareness of the Needs ---- A Study of an ESP Intensive Program for Government Officials” at 2013 International Conference on English for Specific Purposes in Asia University, Taiwan.
12. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2013. 05/24-05/26. “Taiwanese Women's Body Discourse and Narrative Epic of Space: The Overpass of Pleasure from Female Ghosts to Witches” at The Third Annual Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS) in Osaka, Japan. (Sponsored project by NSC101-2410-H-468 -024 -)
13. Shu-Chuan Chen, Stephanie Wenling Huang. 2011. 06/29-07/01. “Self-Exploration of Sexual Identity in Hypertext—Narrative Strategies in Girl(s)’ Autobiography/Pseudo-autobiography” at 2nd Annual Conference of Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (POPCAANZ) in Auckland, New Zealand. (Sponsored project by NSC 99-2410-H-468-021-)
14. Shu-Chuan Chen, Stephanie Wenling Huang. 2010.07. “Body Politics and Self-Identity on Cyborgs: Comparison among Asian Women Artists” at the 3rd Annual International Conference on Philology, Literatures and Linguistics in Athens, Greece.
15. Shu-Chuan Chen, Stephanie Wenling Huang. 2009.12. “Body Politics and Self-Identity on Cyborgs: Comparison among Asian Women Artists” 2009 International Conference in Asia Uni. –“’Globalization’ and Chinese Narrations”
16. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2009.12 “Reading Body Scenery- The Body Territory on Su-Chen Hung’s Art Works”. In Conference of Writing in Diaspora: Border Crossing and Contemporary Women’s Film/ Literature Self & Artistic Representations
17. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.12. “Story Teller, Healer, and Mediator: Si-Marlirei’s Documentary Film- And Deliver Us From Evil” 2008 International Conference in Asia Uni. –“’Globalization’ and Chinese Narrations”
18. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.10. “The Grotesque of Body and Disperse Allegory of Early Taiwanese Immigrant Females” in “2008 Hangzhou Overseas Sinology and Sino-foreign Exchanges and Cultural Relations with the International Symposium held by School of International Studies of Zhejiang university.
19. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.6. “Blank/Meaning: The Female Narration and Visual Reading of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee” in the 3rd International Conference on Foreign Literature Teaching held by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature of Asia university
20. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.5. “Monster, Goddess, Cyborg: The Sexual Perspective of Asian Female Artists and the Evolution of Internet Gene” in the 32nd the National Conference of Comparative Literature held by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature of National Cheng Kung University
21. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.1 “The Nomadic Other: Cyborg’s Sex and Internet’s Love in Shu-lea Cheang’s Art.” Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities.
22. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2007.12 “Nostalgia of Border’s Borderland: Representation of Taiwanese Aborigine’s Documentary Films on Popular Culture Theories.” 2007 International Conference in Asia Uni. –“’Globalization’ and Chinese Narrations”
23. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2007.11 “Cross the Garden of Empire: Introspection of Post-colonialism on Zarina Bhimji’s Photography” in”2007 International Conference on Taiwan Visual Art and Art Education: Globalization VS Decolonalization”, Department of Visual Art of Taipei Municipal University of Education.
24. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2007.10 ”Aesthetic of the Victimized Other: Post-colonial Imagination and Mimicry Experience in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee” in The 5th Miaoli County Literature—Pluralism Seminar held by Department of Taiwan Language and Communication
25. Ying-Ying Chien, Shu-Chuan Chen. 2007.6. “Trauma/Representation/The Other: The Historical Memory and Body Writing of Asian Diasporic Women Artists” in “Asia and the Other” International Conference held by Department of English of Taiwan National Normal University
26. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2007.3 “Teaching and Studying of Minority Female Writings on Comparative Literature Aspects” in the 2nd International Conference on Foreign Literature Teaching held by the department of Foreign Languages and Literature of Asia university
27. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2004.6 “The Movement and the Body Experience of Asian American Women in the Post-coloniality: The Issues in Shu-Lea Cheang’s Internet Media Art” 2nd National Graduate Student Conference, National ChiaoTung University


Thesis and Books

1. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2020.07. Last Minute and Now: Poetry and a Short Story. Taipei: Guan Tang.
2. Yinghuei Chen and Shu-Chuan Chen. 2013. 11. 25000 Essential Words College Students Need to Know. Taipei: Linking.
3. Shu-Chuan Chen. 2013.1 Marginality and Identity: Reconstruct the other in Visual Culture. Taipei: Guan Tang.
4. 2007.1 ( PhD Thesis) Marginal Discourse. Body Writing: Representations of Third World/ Asian Women's Literatures and Arts
5. 1999.07 (Master Thesis) A Study of Sexuality in Contemporary Taiwanese Painting


Technical Reports and Others

1. (forum) Shu-Chuan Chen. 2019.03. “Gender & Technology Border Crossing—Dialogues on Taiwanese New Media Women Artists” in Journal of Aesthetic Education 228(2019.03):61-70
2. (translation) Shu-Chuan Chen. 2014. These Waves of Girls by Caitlin Fisher.
3. (associate editor and translator) Shu-Chuan Chen. 2012. Transformation and Perspective:1977-2011A Collection of Contemporary Taiwanese Women Artists. Taiwan Women’s Art Association.
4. (art criticism) Shu-Chuan Chen. 2009.8. “The Hands that Conciliate the Memory, Has Always Been There!- Ping Lin’s Art Works” in ARTCO 203(2009.8): 197
5. (art criticism) Shu-Chuan Chen. 2008.5. “Reading Body Scenery: Su-Chen Hung’s Solo Exhibition ‘Our Own Land Where I Found This Landscape ” in ARTCO 188 (2008.5): 153-155
6. (translation) Shu-Chuan Chen. 2004 “Sexuality and Sexual Politics: Conflicts and Contradictions for Contemporary Women in the Middle East” by Evelyne Accad in Chung-Wai Literary Monthly 7 (33:2).


MST Projects

1.2019/08/01-2020/07/31 “Immigrant Women Narrative and Identity on Picture Books and Graphic Memoirs”
Project amount: 518,000
Project No.: MOST 108-2410-H-468-003 –
2. 2017/08/01~2018/07/31 “Narrative Writing on New Immigrant Women: Perspective on Cultural Studies and Mother- Daughter Relationship”
Project amount: 476000
Project No.: MOST106-2410-H-468-014-
3. 2012/08/01~2013/07/31 “Taiwanese Women’s Body Discourse and Narrative Epic of Space: The Overpass of Pleasure from Female Ghosts to Witches
Project amount: 421000
project No. : NSC 101-2410-H-468 -024 -
4. 2010/08/01~2011/07/31 “The Aesthetics of Narrative Writing and Audio Visual Art in Lesbian Autobiographic Hypertexts”
Project amount: 414000
project No. : NSC 99-2410-H-468-021-


Asia University Projects

1. 2011/12/01~2012/11/30 ” Diasporic Landscape in Women Poiesis: Zarina Bhimji’s Photography Love”
Project amount: 159000
Project No. : 100-asia-05


指導科技部大專生專題研究計劃

1. 2019/07/01~2020/02/28 Chia-Chen Chang, “Images of the Other in the Third Texts—Body Construction and Representation on Southeast Women Artists”
Project amount: 48,000
Project No. : 108-2813-C-468-103-H
2. 2016/08/01~2017/02/28 Wen-Hsin Wu, “Narrative Therapy of Female Storytellers-Leslie Marmon Silko and Liglav Awu”
Project amount: 48,000
Project No. : 105CFD0800214


Industry Academia Collaboration

1.2020/09/16-2021/01/20 (co-principal investigator)”International Education Class – Asia University and Ji-Feng Elementary School”
Project amount: NT$ 48,000
2. (investigator) “Intern Training Project for English Nature Guides in Resort Hotels and Management” Ministry of Education.
(1)2020/08/01-2021 /10/31 Project amount: NT$ 420,000
(2)2019/12/01-2020/10/31 Project amount: NT$ 408,000
(3)2018/12/01-2019/08/31 Project amount: NT$ 300,000
(4)2016/07/01-2017/08/31 Project amount: NT$ 350,000
3.2019/12/01-2020/10/31(investigator) “Intern Training Project for English Teachers” Ministry of Education.
Project amount: NT$ 228,000
4.2016/07/01-2017/08/31(investigator) “Employment Program for English Guide of Art Museums” Workforce Development Agency, Ministry of Labor.
Project amount: NT$ 750,000


Journal Reviewer

Chung Wai Literary, Concentric , Tamkang Studies of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Fu-Jen Journal of Foreign Languages, Cross-Cultural Studies, Soochow Journal of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Educational Review, Journal of Nanya, Parole: Journal of Linguistics and Education


Other

Advisor of Degree Thesis
1. Yu-Chun Shih, When the “Discreditables” Become an Advantage: Mental illnesses as Metaphors and their Rhetorical Functions in Literary Texts. 2019. (master degree)
2. Wen-Yi Tseng, An Annotated Chinese Translation of Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine in Terms of Foreignization Strategy. 2013. (master degree)

Oral Committee of Degree Thesis
1. Hui-Ching Hsieh, Rethinking the Cross-boundary of the Cyborg: The Imagination of Techno-body in Contemporary Art. 2019. (PHD thesis)
2. Pei-Yin Ke, Course Design for Teaching Chinese Culture and Cross-dressing. 2018. (master thesis)
3. Y-Jung Kuo, Images of Young Females in Taiwanese Films:Campus Romance and Cross-Cultural Teaching. 2017. (master thesis)
4. Xiang-Ning Zhang, Female Romance and Constraints in Du Xiu Lan’s Ni Nü (逆女) and Jeanette Winterson’s Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. 2012. (master thesis)
5. Su-Jung Lee. The Effects of Literature Circles in Cooperative Learning Activities on EFL Oral Communicative Competence among Junior High School Students in Taiwan. 2007. (master thesis)

Honors
1. 2019.4. scientific committee of the International Seminar CL-LAMAS (Culture, Literature, Language Maintenance and Shift) held by Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University
2. 2018.1. the board of the editors (Parole: Journal of Linguistics and Education)
3. 2018.7. Excellent Paper Award in International Conference on Social Science and Humanities (ICSSH) in Tokyo, Japan
4. 2017.8 Deputy Head of Youth Ambassadors – Republic of Indonesia and Republic of the Philippines (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
5. 2017.7 invited speaker of International Seminar Language Maintenance and Shift (LAMAS 7)
6. 2013 Publication Award (Asia University)