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Yuexi Liu is an Assistant Professor in English Literature in the Department of Literary and Translation Studies at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Her research interests include modernist studies, modern and contemporary fiction, medical/health humanities, comparative literary studies, gender and sexuality, literature and film, and cognitive literary studies. Her research has been published in Modernist Cultures, Textual Practice, and English Studies. She is currently completing a monograph entitled Exterior Modernism: Evelyn Waugh and Cinema. She is working on two projects: War, Memory, Ageing: Exterior Modernism at Mid-century and Chinese Modernist Satire.

Research interests

Modernist studies

Modern and contemporary fiction

Comparative literary studies

Medical/health humanities

Evelyn Waugh

Literature and film

Cognitive literary studies


Co-leader, Health Humanities Research Group, Centre for Culture, Communication and Society, XJTLU - 2022 to present

Programme Director for BA Applied English/English Studies - 2019-2022

Co-editor, Evelyn Waugh Studies - 2019 to present

Lecturer in English Literature, XJTLU - 2018 to present

Senior Editor, Exchanges: the Warwick Research Journal, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick - 2015-2018


LIT203 Literature and Gender

LIT102 Literature in Context

ENG217 Literature and Gender

ENG106 Literature in Context

LAN004 Imagining the City

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Durham University - 2017

MA, University of Warwick - 2010

BA, Beijing Foreign Studies University - 2009

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