Institut für Sprachwissenschaft


Book Chapters

  • Jaguścik, J. (2021) “In Search of Spaces of Their Own: Woolf, Feminism and Women’s Poetry from China.” In The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature, 314- 322. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Jaguścik, J. (2019). “Intersections of Class, Gender and Environmental Concern in Contemporary Chinese Poetry: Zheng Xiaoqiong and Her Writing from Below.” In Joanna Frużyńska (ed.), Kobieta w oczach kobiet. Kobiece (auto)narracje w perspektywie transkulturowej, 244-254. Warsaw: University of Warsaw Press.
  • Jaguscik, J. (2018). “From France to China’s Internet – écriture feminine chinoise.” In Angelika Malinar and Simone Müller (eds.), Asia and Europe. Interconnected: Agents, Concepts, and Things, 253-294. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Jaguścik, J. (2021) “New Dynamics: Chinese Women’s Poetry Enacted.” International Journal for Comparative Cultural Studies 2: 195-224.
  • Jaguścik, J. (2019). “The Time Travels of a Handscroll: Past and Present in Zhai Yongming’s Landscape Poem ‘Roaming the Fuchun Mountains with Huang Gongwang.” International Communication of Chinese Culture (online).
  • Jaguścik, J. (2018). “Feminist Responses to the Anthropocene: Voices from China.” International Communication of Chinese Culture (online).
  • Riemenschnitter, A., Imbach, J. & Jaguscik, J. (2014). “Foreword.” Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese. Special Issue on “Recognizing Ghosts” 12.1: 8-12.
  • Jaguscik, J. (2014). “‘The Woman Attempting to Disrupt the Ritual’: Representations of Femininity and the Poetics of the Subaltern Body in Contemporary Chinese Female-Authored Poetry.” Harvard Asia Quarterly 3: 60-70.
  • Translation: Coppens, L., Jaguscik, J. & Riefert, C. (2011). “Rey Chow ‘Film und Kulturelle Identität’”, in Bettina Dennerlein Bettina, Elke Frietsch (eds.), Identitäten in Bewegung. Migration im Film. Bielefeld: transcript (English - German), 19-32.
  • (2012) 翟永明:与杨爽 (Justyna Jaguscik)⼀席访谈 Zhai Yongming: yu Yang Shuang yi xi fangtan 3 (Interview with Zhai Yongming). New Poetry Review (评论新诗 Pinglun xinshi) 2: 255-276. (in Chinese).

Bachelor in Chinese Studies

Lectures (Vorlesungen):

  • Traditionelle Chinesische Literatur (Einführung) (2014-2020)
  • Moderne und zeitgenössische chinesische Literatur (Einführung) (2015-2021)

Topical Seminars, selected (Proseminare, Seminare)

  • Marginalität und Subversion in der modernen chinesischen Literatur (Spring 2020)
  • Gesellschaftskritische Literatur und Kunst in China (Fall 2019)
  • Gendering China: Das andere Geschlecht unter postsozialistischen Bedingungen (Fall 2018)
  • China im Umbruch: Literarische Trends und intellektuelle Debatten seit 1978 (Spring 2018)
  • Stadt, Frau, Mann – Topographien der Geschlechter in der chinesischen Moderne (Fall 2017)
  • Liebesdiskurse im modernen China: Literatur und Film (Spring 2017)
  • Familie in China: Zwischen Tradition und Politik (Fall 2016)
  • Dimensionen sozialer Ungleichheiten: Einblicke in die chinesische Gegenwart (Fall 2015)
  • Gegenwartsdiskurse und soziologische Kernfragen in der VR China (Fall 2014)

Chinese Language and Translation

  • Modernchinesisch III: Übersetzungsübung (Spring 2010, 2011)
  • Modern Chinese language I & II (Beginners) (Warsaw, 2007-2009)

Master in Chinese Studies


  • The subaltern in Chinese cultural production (Spring 2017)
  • Liebe im chinesischen Film: Zwischen Passion und sozialer Disziplinierung (Spring 2015)
  • Gender im chinesischen Film: Liebe, Familie, Sexualität (Spring 2013)

Conference papers & invited talks (Selection from 2010 onwards)

  • 13.12.2020, Museum Rietberg, Zurich “Der weibliche Blick auf die Landschaft: Zhai Yongmings Langgedicht ‘Huang Gongwang in die Fuchun-Berge folgend’”
  • 30.11.2019, International Forum “China and the World: The Reach and Influence of Chinese Culture,” Beijing Normal University “The Translation and Reception of Chinese Migrant Workers’ Literature in the West”
  • 17.07.2019, The 11th International Conference of Asia Scholars, Leiden “Is Love and Poetry All We Need? Troubles with Utopia in Sheng Keyi’s Death Fugue”
  • 22.06.19, Interdisciplinary Workshop “Cultures of Labor, Inequality, and Eviction: Migrant Workers’ Literature and Media Practices in Contemporary China,” The University of Chicago Center in Beijing, “Representations and Self-representations of New Workers in Independent Theater”
  • 26.08.16, 21st Biennal Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies, St. Petersburg “Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Legacies in Zhai Yongming’s Poetry”
  • 20.03.14, Confucius Institute at the University of Basel “Gleichheit, Dominanz und Differenz: Chinesische Frauenliteratur im 20. Jahrhundert”
  • 17.03.12, Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, Toronto “Cultural Representations of Female Migrant Workers”
  • 30.01.11, 5th WAGNet Graduate Workshop – “Women and Gender in Chinese Studies,” University of Westminster “Speaking as a woman. Contemporary Chinese women’s literature and the concept of female body writing”
  • 28.09.10, Institute of Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing “Body Writing and Women’s Poetry”