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Brief Introduction

Chinese Literature Department was founded in 1956 and added an evening division in 1967. The History & philology Graduate Institute was founded with the Chinese Literature Section planned and given lessons by this Department and the Section of History in 1985. Chinese Literature department was added an M.A. program in 1991 and a Ph.D. program in 1995. The evening session of the Chinese Department was then redesigned and opened to the students at night. In 2001, the evening session's M.A. program was established for students who were not able to attend the courses during the daytime. In the year 2004, the recruitment of advanced study in the Graduate course had stopped in 2006; the Institute of Modern Chinese Literature was established. In the year 2008, our institute and department merged. Now, the Chinese literature Department offers a bachelor's degree in Chinese literature, a Master in Chinese Literature, a Master of the evening session of Chinese Department, Master of Modern literature, and Doctoral degree in Chinese literature. In the year 2009, the Master of the evening session of the Chinese Department stopped to take in new students.

Past & Present Chairpersons

C. M. Shih

(Aug. 1956- July 1959)

T. K. Sung

(Aug. 1959- July 1960)

C. M. Shih

(Aug. 1960- July 1969)

I.M. Hsieh

(Aug. 1969- July 1971)

S. C. Yu

(Aug. 1971- July 1974)

H. Wan

(Aug. 1974- July 1976)

Y. Wu

(Aug. 1976- July 1981)

Y.N. Tang

(Aug. 1981- July 1983)

T.C. Yu

(Aug. 1983- July 1985)

I.M. Hsieh

(Aug. 1985- July 1991)

C. H. Yeh

(Aug. 1991- July 1994)

T. T. Sung

(Aug. 1994- July 1997)

M.Y. Liao

(Aug. 1997- July 2000)

K.P. hang

(Aug. 2000- July 2003)

C.C. Chang

(Aug. 2003- July 2005)

W.Y. Wang

(Aug. 2005- July 2008)

Y.Y. Chen

(Aug. 2008- July 2011)

P.C. Shen

(Aug. 2011- July 2013)

H.Y. Yeh

(Aug. 2013- July 2016)

C.C. Lin

(Aug. 2015- July 2019)

M.H. Kao

(Aug. 2019- present)


Instruction and Research Facilities

The Department library and the main library house rich collections of books and periodicals on philosophy, religion, literature, linguistics, and art, providing both faculty and students, undergraduate and graduate, with ample resources for instruction and research. This Department has a computer room with 2 PCs and one laser printers for students to use and an audio-visual room for teaching. Each teacher has a PC and printer for the use of research or teaching.