Dai Congrong is a Professor of Comparative Literature and World Literature at the Faculty of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. She previously served as the Chinese co-director at Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh. At Fudan she holds the post of Director at the Fudan Centre for Literary Translation and Studies. She is a board member of the Shanghai Writers Association, Shanghai Translators Association and the Shanghai Comparative Literature Association. She has published five books in Chinese, mainly on English literature, and translated five books from English. She has published more than 70 papers in James Joyce Quarterly, Neohelicon and other famous Chinese journals.