Education

  • Ph D Germanic Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, 2009

Publications

  • Li, W. (2020) ‘Consuming’ China: Images of China in German and American Television Advertisements of the 21st Century German Studies Review, 43(1), 107-126.
  • Li, W. (2018) Synthesis and Transtextuality —The Jewish Re-invention of Chinese Mythical Stories in ‘Shanghai Ghetto’ Dimensions of Storytelling in German Literature and Beyond, 140-151.
  • Li, W. (2014) Otherness in Solidarity: The Collaboration between Chinese and German Left-wing Activists in the Weimar Republic Beyond Alterity: German Encounters with Modern East Asia, 73-93. New York: Berghahn.
  • Li, W. (2011) Braveness in Non-Action: The Taoist Strategy of Survival in Bertolt Brecht’s Schweyk and Anna Seghers’ Transit Brecht Yearbook, 36, 106-122.

Presentations

  • Li, W., Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education, "A German-Jewish ‘University’ in China during World War II — An Unique Case of Transnational Refugee Education" (2019), Madison, WI
  • Li, W., Invited Lecture, "Foreign Language Pedagogy in American Higher Education: Past and Present from a Cross-Cultural Perspective" (2017), Tianjin, China
  • Li, W., Invited Lecture, "Strategies and Assessment of Globalization of Higher Education" (2017), Harbin, China
  • Li, W., Invited Lecture, "German Undergraduate Programs at American Universities and Colleges: From a Cross-cultural Perspective" (2016), Beijing, China
  • Li, W., Invited Lecture at George L. Mosse/Laurence A. Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies, "Adult Education in Shanghai Jewish Refugee Community 1938-1951" (2015), Madison, WI
  • Li, W., Invited Lecture, "Comprehensive Internationalization of American Higher Education — What does it mean for Chinese Higher Education?" (2014), Chongqing, China
  • Li, W., Invited Lecture, "Internationalization of Higher Education in the US — Research and Practice" (2014), Chongqing, China
  • Li, W., Invited Lecture, "A Mirror from the ‘Other World’ – German Programs at U.S. Colleges and Universities" (2011), Beijing, China

Awards and Honors

  • Mentor of the Year Award, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2019
  • Mentor of the Year Award, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2018
  • Mentor of the Year Award, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017