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Dr. Shao Dong 邵棟博士

BA(NJU), Mphil (HKU), PhD (HKU)
Acting Head of Creative Arts
Assistant Professor
School of Arts and Social Sciences


Dr Shawn Shao received his BA degree from Nanjing University, MPhil, and PhD degree in Chinese from The The University of Hong Kong. He is currently acting as Assistant Professor of the School of Arts and Social Sciences at HKMU. His research interests lie in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Sinophone Literature, Film Studies and Nanshe Studies. He has published several papers in peer reviewed journals such as Chung Wai Literary Quarterly, Twenty-First Century, and Literature in Chinese. He has published his first academic monograph The Silver Screen among Pages: A study of Yingxi Fiction in Early Republican China in 2017. He is also the member of the Society of Chinese Theories in Literature and Arts. 

As the member of The Union of Hong Kong Writers, Dr Shawn Shao has been awarded 9th Global Contest in Chinese Creative Writing 1st prize(2017), Lin Yutang Literary Awards 1st prize(2016), HK Youth literary Awards short story excellent prize(2015) during recent years. He is also a Columnist of Initium Media and The Paper News. His first book of selected Short stories, named Air Guitar, came off press in 2022.

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Film and Cultural Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • sinophone studies

Academic & Professional Experience


5th BLANCPAIN-IMAGINIST LITERARY AWARD 2023 shortlist 2023第五屆寶珀理想國文學獎入圍:邵棟《空氣吉他》

TOP 10 OVERSEA CHINESE SHORT FICTION of 2022 2022年度臺港澳暨海外華文文學短篇小說十佳 邵棟《盂蘭記》

BEST CHINESE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022 nomination 2022年度文學報年度好書(入圍):邵棟《空氣吉他》

9th Global Contest in Chinese Creative Writing 1st prize (2017) “文學與人”第九屆華語文學原創大賽首獎

Lin Yutang Literary Awards short story 1st prize (2016) 林語堂文學獎首獎(短篇小說)

HK Youth literary Awards short story excellent prize (2015) 香港青年文學獎

HK University Literature Awards (2015) 大學文學獎

Nominated For Li Ka Shing Awards for Outstanding RPG Students 2014 香港大學李嘉誠優秀學術論文提名獎


Creative Writing Works


Shao, Shawn D. (8.2022). Air Guitar空氣吉他. BeijingCITIC press.


Short Stories:

Shao, Shawn D. (07.2023).Psephurus Gladius白鱘, Harvest收穫, Volume.4(2023), pp65-81。                                   

Shao, Shawn D. (07.2023).Shuttlecock羽毛球, Jiangnan江南, Volume.2(March), pp14-28.

Shao, Shawn D. (12.2022).The Story of Avalambana盂蘭記, Literatue & Arts of Guangzhou廣州文藝, Volume.569(December), pp77-81。                                   

Shao, Shawn D. (3.2022).Jiangnan Bazaar江南商場, Xiangjiang Literature and Art湘江文藝, Volume.2(March), pp14-28.

Shao, Shawn D. (6.2021).Rubber Band牛皮筋, Literatue & Arts of Guangzhou廣州文藝, Volume.541(June), pp15-27.

Shao, Shawn D. (12.2019).Parrot鸚鵡, Hong Kong Literary香港文學, Volume.12(December), pp77-91

Shao, Shawn D. (08.2019).Sai Ying Pun西營盤, Shanghai Literature上海文學, Volume.8(Aug), pp36-42。

Forwarded by Changjiang Literature & Art長江文藝, Volume.18(Sep).pp124-130.                               

Shao, Shawn D. (12.2018)The Lamp走馬燈, Special Zone Literature特區文學, Volume.6(December), pp12-19.

Forwarded by Monthly Short Stories小說月報, Volume.1(Jan). pp32-38.  

Shao, Shawn D. (02.2018)Diamond Hill鑽石山, Mengya萌芽, Volume.2(Feb), pp21-28.

Shao, Shawn D. (02.2018)The Coolest Summer濤濤的冰箱, Hong Kong Writers香港作家, Volume.1(Jan), pp41-44.

Shao, Shawn D. (06.2017)Vaccine Candy防疫糖丸, Ta Kung Pao大公報, 18th June,2018.

Shao, Shawn D. (07.2011)Boy the Stranger陌生的孩子, Yuhua雨花, Volume.7(July), pp103-109.

Shao, Shawn D. (05.2011)Carpool拼車, Cuiyuan翠苑, Volume.10(May), pp78-81.



Selected Publications


  • 邵棟:《紙上銀幕:民初的影戲小說》(The Silver Screen among Pages: A study of Yingxi Fiction in Early Republican China)(台北:秀威經典,2017.08)
  • 邵棟:《空氣吉他》(Air Guitar)(北京:中信出版社,2022)

Book Chapters

  • Shao, Shawn D. Creative Writing in the Narratives of Interactive Games—The Cases of Grand Theft Auto 5 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,Chinese Creative Writing Studies, edited by Rebecca Leung Mo-Ling, Singapore:Spinger,2023,pp85-92.
  • 邵棟:〈創意寫作課程設計與跨媒體實踐:以香港都會大學創意寫作課程為例〉,《中國創意寫作研究(第九輯)》(2022年12月),頁119-127。
  • 梁慕靈、黃自鴻、邵棟、余文翰、唐梓彬:〈香港都會大學創意藝術學系第一屆華文創意寫作與跨媒體實踐國際研討會綜述〉,《中國創意寫作研究(第九輯)》(2022年12月),頁267-275。
  • 邵棟:<遊戲互動敘事中的創意寫作──以《俠盜獵車手5》與《巫師3》為例>,梁慕靈主編:《華文創意寫作與跨媒體實踐》(臺北:新銳文創出版社,2022年8月),頁22-28。
  • Shao, Shawn D. The Transmedia Practise of Creative Writing Course Design:Case Studies of MACW Programme of HKMU, Chinese Creative Writing Vol 9, edited by Yi Yongyi.119-126. Shanghai: Press of Shanghai University,2022.
  • 邵棟:<電影與通俗文學的初次結合——試論“影戲小說”的產生>,載朱壽桐主編《論漢語文學與文化》(澳門:銀河出版社,2015 年),216-228。
  • 邵棟:<影戲小說”的衝突性:小說新舊範式以及圖文轉換>,载张夷主编《第二屆中華南社學壇論文集:啟蒙·革命與現代性的追尋》(北京:團結出版社, 2014 年)
  • 邵棟:<南社廣東分社與南社的關係——從蔡守和柳亞子的交往考察>(The Relationship between Nanshe and Nanshe Guangdong Branch: A study on Liu Yazi and Cai Shou).載於《現代中國的風雅傳承:南社廣東分社研究論文集》 (The Canonical Legacy of Modern China),上海:上海文藝出版社(Shanghai: Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing House, 2019),1-63.

Journal Articles

  • 邵棟:<我偏愛寫小說的荒謬>I prefer the absurdity of writing poems: review of creative writing volume, Hong Kong Literary香港文學, 2022(3), pp79-83.
  • 邵棟:<食色厭倦與慈悲筆法:周潔茹創作中的深化與轉向>The tiring desire of food & sex: the literary transition of Zhou Jieru's. Forum for Chinese Literature of the World《世界華文文學論壇》, 2022,23(2). (CSSCI)
  • 邵棟:<現代雅集與電影奇觀:民初上海「大世界」中的影戲小說創作研究>Modern Elegant Gatherings for Movie Spectacles: A Study on Yingxi Fiction of Great World Entertainment Center,《台北大學中文學報》Journal of Chinsese Literature of National Taipei University, Vol30,2022(1),393-434. (THCI)
  • 邵棟:<文學獎與素人:華語地區創意寫作的人才選拔機制比較談> Literary Awards and Amateurs:A comparative study on talent selection mechanisms of creative writing in Chinese-speaking regions, 《寫作》Writing. 2021(1), 49-56.(CSSCI)
  • 邵棟,周潔茹:<邵棟周潔茹對談>(The Dialogue between Shao Dong &Zhou Jieru)《藝文論壇》(Forum of Arts), 25 (2020.08). 88-92
  • 邵棟:<旅行的珀涅羅珀——周潔茹小說中的女性史詩>(The Travel of Penelope: The Female Epics in Zhou Jieru's Fiction),《世界華文文學論壇》(Forum for Chinese Literature of the World.) 2019年第3期(CSSCI,北大核心,Referred)
  • 邵棟:<煙花與狐鬼的諦視:以葛亮《浣熊》、《問米》中的香港書寫為起點>(The Gaze of Foxes and Fireworks: A study on Ge Liang's Hong Writings in The Fortune Teller and The Raccoon), 《香港文學》(Hong Kong Literary), 420 (2019.11). 32-36.
  • 邵棟:<感時憂台:魏德聖電影中的抵抗姿態與殖民書寫>(Obsession with Taiwan:The Resistance Posture and Colonialism Narration in Wei Desheng's Movies.),《中外文學》(Chung Wai Literary Quarterly) 2016 年第3 期,159-194。(THCI Core; ESCI )
  • 邵棟:<五四新文學場域與劉半農的思想轉向>(The New Literary Field of the May Fourth Movement and the Ideological Reorientation of Liu Bannong),《二十一世紀》(The Twenty-First Century )2019年第2期,103-120.(Referred)
  • 邵棟:<張愛玲《少帥》中的時空觀與成書問題>(The setting and Space-time Spectacle of Ailing Chang's The Young Marshal),《香港文學》(Hong Kong Literary)2019年第一期,56-61。
  • 邵棟:<身體的發現、新道德與視覺政治:民初小說中的人體模特事件>(The Discovery of Body, New morality and Visual Politics: Figure Models in Fiction during Early Republican China),《二十一世紀》(The Twenty-First Century )2018年4 月,46-59. (Referred)
  • 邵棟:<巴洛克與裸命:劉以鬯處女作流亡的安娜·芙洛斯基述評>(The Bare Life in Baroque Style:“Lost Anna Flosky”as Liu Yichang's Literary Debut),《香港文學》(Hong Kong Literary)2018 年第7 期,56-58;
  • 邵棟:<時空盡頭的漫遊者:周潔茹的香港小說簡論>(The Wanderer at The End of Time and Space:A Brief Summary on Zhou Jieru's Fiction),《香港文學》(Hong Kong Literary)2015 年第3 期,82-86;2017 年5 月號《創作與評論》轉載(CSSCI)
  • 邵棟:<秘密花園與時間的金屬嘴:周潔茹《島上薔薇》述評>(The Secret Garden and Metal Mouth of Time:Book Review on Zhou Jieru's Roses of Islands)《城市文藝》(Hong Kong Literature Bimonthly)2017年第2期.36-39.
  • 邵棟:<時光兔窟:張愛玲《少帥》中的封閉空間與時間意識>(The Rabbit Warren:The Enclosed Space and The Sense of Time in Ailing Chang's The Young Marshal),《常州工學院學報(社會科學版)》( Journal of Changzhou Institute of Technology)2017 年第一期,35-38。
  • 邵棟:<敘事的零度:《賽德克巴萊》中的反日殖敘事>(Narrative Degree Zero:The Resistance Posture against Japanese Colonialism in The Warriors of Raibow),《常州大學學報》(Journal of Changzhou University)2016 年第4 期,79-84
  • 邵棟:<情慾的試煉:太虛幻“鏡”下的賈寶玉與賈瑞>(The Lust Trial:Jia Baoyu and Jia Rui's Land of Illusion),《曹雪芹研究》(Studies of Cao Xueqing)2016 年第3 期,168-177。(Referred)
  • 邵棟:<亦中亦西的現代文學嘗試:民國影戲小說簡論>(Modern Literary Attempts, Chinese and Western: A Brief Look at the Film Fiction in the Republic of China,),《華文文學》(Literature in Chinese) 2015 年第1 期,22-29。(CSSCI,北大核心)
  • 邵棟:<無我原非你:文本內的釵黛合一>(With or Without You:the Textual Analysis of "Chai Dai as One),《紅樓》(Honglou),2011 年第4 期,29-34。

Selected Professional & Community Services

  • Member, The Union of Hong Kong Writers(香港作家聯會)
  • Member, The Society of Chinese Theories in Literature and Arts(中國文藝理論學會)
  • kids4kids story creation 2020 final judge

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