East Asian Studies

Junjie Luo

Associate Professor

Asian Studies



Campus Box 0441


Breidenbaugh Hall
Room 212 B
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
MA Beijing Normal University, 2004
BA Beijing Language and Culture University, 2001

Junjie Luo's primary teaching interests are Chinese language, literature, and culture. He has taught Chinese language at different levels, an introductory course to Chinese culture and society, and a literature course on Chinese identity.

Luo's research uses transcultural frameworks to study Chinese literature. He has published articles on traditional Chinese fiction, cross-cultural exchanges, and translation. His current research project examines traditional Chinese fiction from comparative and global perspectives.


“Literary Criticism as a Rational Dialogue: M.H. Abrams and His Theoretical Orientations.” Literature.102 (2015): 20. 

“Man, Nature, and the World: An Ecocritical Interpretation of Three Pre-modern Chinese Novels.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, 21.4 (2014): 801-20. 

“Translating Jin Ping Mei: A Preliminary Comparison of The Golden Lotus and The Plum in the Golden Vase.” Perspectives: Studies in Translation Theory and Practice. 22.1 (2014): 56-74. 

“Chinese Culture and Western Technology—Qi Zhaoxi’s Writings about the United States.”  In Historic Engagements with Occidental Cultures, Religions, Powers. Eds. Anne Richards and Iraj Omidvar. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2014. 183-196.