Bert Scruggs

Associate Professor, East Asian Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Chinese Studies

Fax: (949) 824-3248

University of California, Irvine
443 Humanities Instructional Building
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Fiction, Film, Taiwan, China, Postcolonialism, Indigenization, Local Culture
Peer Reviewed Books, Book Chapters, and Journal Articles

Scruggs, B., (2019). It All Begins in Hualien: Pangcah Woman; Rose, Rose, I Love You; and The Man with the Compound Eyes. In B. Chang and P. Lin (2019). Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context: Being and Becoming. London: Routledge. Ch. 3.

Scruggs, B., (2017). Preliminary Thoughts on Feixu Taiwan (Wasteland Taiwan) and Kuroi Ame (Black Rain). In S. Hong and M. Huang (2017) Wenhua liudong yu zhishi chuanbo: guoji xueshu yantaohui. Taipei: Xiuwei zixun keji gufenyouxiangongsi. pp. 375-394.

Scruggs, B., (2015). Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.

Scruggs, B., (2014). A Sublime Landscape and the Wake of Memories: Liang Xiaosheng's "Zhe shi yipian shenqi de tudi". In: Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 8(2).

Scruggs, B., (2013). The Postcolonial Appearance of Colonial Taiwan: Film and Memory. In: Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 7(2) pp. 194-213.

Scruggs, B., (2012). Cultivating Taiwanese: Yen Lan-chuan and Juang Yi-tseng's Let It Be (Wumile). In S. Lin and T. Sang (2012). Documenting Taiwan on Film: Issues and Methods in New Documentaries. London: Routledge. Ch.5.

Scruggs, B., (2006). Narratives of Discomfort and Ideology: Yang Kui’s Short Fiction and Postcolonial Taiwan Orthodox Boundaries. In: Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique (14)2 pp.427-447.

Scruggs, B., (2004). Identity and Free Will in Colonial Taiwan Fiction: Wu Zhuoliu’s "The Doctor’s Mother" and Wang Changxiong’s "Torrent". In: Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (16)2 pp.160-183.
Professional Societies
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
Association for Asian Studies
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