The Department of Chinese Literature
National Tsing Hua University
National Tsing Hua University has been located in Hsinchu since 1955. The Department of Chinese Language and Literature, established in 1980, was the University's first department in the humanities. It offers courses and programs leading to B.A., M.A, and Ph.D, degrees, with specializations in the following areas: Classical Chinese literature, Chinese intellectual history, Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature, literary theory and cultural studies.
In 1995, the Department was renamed "The Department of Chinese Literature", Although the new emphasis is on literature, the Department provides the same level of core linguistic training as before.