Dr Derek Hird

Acting Head of the Department of Languages and Cultures, Deputy Director of Lancaster University Confucius Institute & Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies

Current Teaching

CHIN100/101: Chinese in Context (Convenor)

DELC330: Chinese Culture and Society (Convenor)

DELC420: Translation Project

Conflicting masculinities in Ha Jin’s Waiting: Talented scholars and ruthless men of action in China’s Mao and post-Mao eras
Hird, D., Su, L. 25/03/2021 In: Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China.
Journal article

Jin Yi’s “Someone Else’s Story”
Hird, D. 30/12/2020 In: Chinese Literature and Culture. 20, p. 61-69. 9 p.
Journal article

Knowing male subjects: Globally mobile Chinese professionals and the aesthetics of the Confucian sublime
Hird, D. 1/09/2020 In: China Perspectives. 2020-3, p. 19-27. 9 p.
Journal article

Sentiments like Water: Unsettling Pathologies of Homosexual and Sadomasochistic Desire
Hird, D. 20/11/2019 In: Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge p. 66-80. 15 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Masculinities in China
Hird, D. 2019 In: Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge ISBN: 9781138959897. Electronic ISBN: 9781315660523.

Introduction: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age
Hird, D., Song, G. 25/10/2018 In: The Cosmopolitan Dream. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press p. 1-24. 24 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age
Hird, D., Song, G. 09/2018 Hong Kong University Press.

Chinese Discourses on Happiness
Wielander, G., Hird, D. 2018 Hong Kong University Press. 244 p.

Smile Yourself Happy: Zheng nengliang and the Discursive Construction of Happy Subjects
Hird, D. 2018 In: Chinese Discourses on Happiness. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press p. 106-128. 23 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

In League with Gentlemen: Junzi Masculinity and the Chinese Nation in Cultural Nationalist Discourses
Hird, D. 1/11/2017 In: Asia Pacific Perspectives. 15, 1
Journal article

Moral Masculinities: Ethical Self-fashionings of Professional Chinese Men in London
Hird, D. 1/11/2016 In: Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China. 18, 1, p. 115-147. 33 p.
Journal article

Making Class and Gender: White-collar Men in Postsocialist China
Hird, D. 2016 In: Changing Chinese Masculinities. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press p. 137-156. 20 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China
Song, G., Hird, D. 2014 Brill. ISBN: 9789004264915.

Men, Domestic Violence and the Law: Constructions of Masculinities in Popular, Activist and Academic discourses
Hird, D. 2014 In: Zou xiang xingfu 走向幸福. Kaohsiung : Baijun wenhua chubanshe p. 85-118. 34 p. ISBN: 9789868932074.

The Paradox of Pluralisation: Masculinities, Androgyny and Male Anxiety in Contemporary China
Hird, D. 2012 In: Understanding Global Sexualities. London : Routledge p. 49–65 . 17 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)