Partnership Announcement: The Shanghai Literary Review & Duke Kunshan University Humanities Research Center

The Shanghai Literary Review and Duke Kunshan Humanities Research Center are pleased to announce our recent partnership.

Starting with TSLR Issue Seven, our organizations will work together in the planning and production of the magazine and to provide unique educational opportunities for students at DKU.

The Shanghai Literary Review editorial standards remain the same, with the welcome addition of Carlos Rojas to our Editorial Board. Carlos Rojas is Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies; and Arts of the Moving Image at Duke University. Rojas is also a translator of Chinese literature.

TSLR will provide working apprenticeships for students at DKU related to the magazine and its events, as well as provide seminars on publishing. Professors Stephanie Anderson and Caio Yurgel will work closely with TSLR staff and DKU student assistants.

Stephanie Anderson is an assistant professor of American literature at Duke Kunshan University. Her essays and poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory, Posit, Rain Taxi, The Sink Review, The Tiny, and elsewhere. Her latest book of poetry is If You Love Error So Love Zero. You can read more of her work at

Caio Yurgel is an assistant professor of humanities at Duke Kunshan University. His teaching and research are primarily concerned with literatures written in Chinese, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish, with a focus on comparative and interdisciplinary approaches. He is also an award winning novelist. More at:

We look forward to enhancing both of our communities through this exciting partnership, and with these outstanding additions to our team.

Please note that TSLR will be moving our production schedule to fit an academic calendar year, and the reading of submissions for and publication of Issue Seven will be delayed by several months. Details will be announced separately.

*The Shanghai Literary Review is an annual journal of literature and art, founded in 2016, with an editorial team spread across China, Europe, and the US. To learn more about TSLR, please visit

*Duke Kunshan University Humanities Research Center is an institution that promotes interdisciplinary research in the arts and humanities. To learn more about Duke Kunshan University Humanities Research Center, please visit