Haoming Liu received his PhD in comparative literature at Yale. His research ranges from Chinese literature—both ancient and modern—to Western poetry including R.M. Rilke, Friedrich Hölderlin, Ezra Pound and Horace. His publications include books on Rilke’s Duineser Elegien, Hölderlin’s poetry after 1800 and Horace’s Odes (forthcoming) as well as articles on Fei Ming, Zhou Zuoren, Du Fu and Pound. He teaches a variety of courses on modern and classical Chinese language, modern Chinese literature and comparative literature and literary theories.