Meiling Wu

Associate Professor

Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

(510) 885-3370
MB 2113
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Dr. Wu joined the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at California State University, East Bay in Fall 2000, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2006. Prior to her service at CSUEB, Dr. Wu was a Lecturer and Assistant Professor in the Modern Languages Department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges from 1998 to 2000. Growing up trilingual and being an avid reader of the Classics, Dr. Wu is an experienced teacher of language instruction. She started as a Lecturer in Chinese for the Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages and Literatures at SUNY- Binghamton while she was a graduate student. She also holds a teaching credential in Literature, Cinema, Literary Criticism and Cultural Studies of Modern and Postmodern Eastern Asia. In addition to the language courses and the upper division GE courses listed on the university catalog (MLL 3611 New Chinese Cinemas and MLL 3612 Modern Chinese Short Stories), Dr. Wu is preparing Chinese Studies as a Minor for the Department of MLL, and is designing two new courses: MLL 3613 Asian Thought Under Challenge and MLL 3614 East Asia in War and Love.

Dr. Wu was honored with the First Prize of Taiwanese Central Daily News Short Story Award in 1995. She has had other creative works published since that time.

Dr. Wu has given papers at conferences throughout the United States, and in Asia and Europe. She is the author of numerous articles and book projects, including "Women, Her-story and Taiwanese Cinema" and "Other, Native, and/or alter-native: Nobel Writings of Chinese Women."


  • B.A. in English Literature at Providence College
  • M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at State University of New York, Binghamton
  • School of Criticism and Theory fellow at Cornell University


Fall Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
MLL 100501Viewing DiversityTU12:00PM1:50PMMI-2078Hayward Campus View Books
MLL 361201Modern Chinese Short StoriesARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
MLL 383103Experiencing Japanese CultureARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
MLL 490002Independent StudyARR ARRHayward Campus View Books
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