Li Cao

CAO Li is Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Director of the Centre for the Studies of European and American Literatures and Deputy Dean of Xinya College at Tsinghua University. She serves as vice president of the International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures under the auspices of UNESCO (FILLM), and vice chair of the Chinese Association for English Literature. She is the author and editor of a number of books including The Eternal Utopia: Guided Readings of the Great Works of Western LiteratureA Short Introduction to Gayatri Spivak, The Idea of the University and the Humanistic Spirit, and Conflicts and Dreams of Civilizations, etc. Forthcoming books include Cambridge Critics: Their Influence and Significance in ChinaWithin the Archive: Cultural Memory and Historical Representation, What Happens to Liberal Education in China.