Professor Qi Liangde
Professor Qi Liangde was born in Yishui County, Shandong Province. He was accepted to Chinese Department of Shandong University in 1981 and had earned his degrees of bachelor, master and doctor since then. He served successively as lecturer, associate professor and professor at Chinese Department, Faculty of Arts, and Institute of Literature, History and Philosophy. He also went to Konyang University as a visiting professor at invitation. He is now a professor of Advanced Institute for Confucian Studies (Institute of Literature, History and Philosophy) at Shandong University, the chief editor of Chinese Literary Theory and Criticism and a vice president of China Wenxin Diaolong Society.
Professor Qi Liangde’s research and teaching interests lie in Wenxin Diaolong and Chinese literary theory and criticism. He has published over a dozen books and more than a hundred articles. The representative works include A Revised Annotation and Interpretation of Wenxin Diaolong (Shanghai Classics Publishing House, 2008), Chinese Culture and the Classic Work of Literary Theory and Criticism: Wenxin Diaolong (He’nan University Press, 2005), Wenxin Diaolong and Chinese Literary Theory and Criticism (China Book Press, 2017), etc. He is now in charge of a major project named “The Collected Annotations of Wenxin Diaolong and the Academic Stream of a Hundred Years’ Study of Wenxin Diaolong” (2017 – 2022) supported by the National Social Science Fund of China.