Kaiyue He

Research title: Muriel Spark's Houses of Fiction and Faith


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▪ Santander Travel Scholarship: for attendance at CIVIS 'Transitive Modernities' course in Stockholm Sweden 13-18 June 2022, £500.

▪ The Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies (CSCS) Seedcorn Funding 2021-2022: £500 for attendance at the 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures in Prague.

▪ Strategic Research Support Fund 2021 (£65.45 for research trips to NLS) and 2022 (£210.60 for research trips to Prague).

▪ University of Glasgow Haiku/Senryu Poetry Competition (Student Category), Second Prize. July 2021.                      


▪ 22-26 June 2022. 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures in Prague, Czech Republic.

 Paper: ‘From Bruntsfield to Bulawayo: Homeland and Household in Muriel Spark’s African Writings’.                   

▪ 4 June 2021. Inside / Outside: English Graduate Conference of Oxford.

Paper: ‘Household or Homeland: Racial Boundaries and Identity Politics in Muriel Spark’s African Short Fiction’.

▪ 4-6 August 2021. Moving the Centre: Toward Radical Futures. Cross-Disciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference on Post/Decolonial and Global Studies. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Paper: ‘The Caliban and Miranda Complex: Colonialism and Gender in Muriel Spark’s Robinson and Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

▪ 22 September to 24 September 2021. Inside/Outside: The Built Environment and Dialogues Between Interior and Exterior Space. Cambridge conference.

Paper: ‘Household or Homeland: Racial Boundaries and Identity Politics in Muriel Spark’s African Writing’.


GTA Chinese (since 2022)

Additional Information

▪ Serve as a member of the PGR/ECR Advisory Board of IASSL (International Association for the Study of Scottish Literatures) from April 2022.

▪ Co-organising College of Arts Annual PG [Hybrid] Conference, ‘Hear them speak: voice in literature, culture and the arts’, at the University of Glasgow from 9 to 10 June 2022.

▪ Serve as the PGR representative of English literature at the University of Glasgow from April 2022.

▪ Served as a member of the editorial board for the university of Glasgow’s academic journal eSharp (issue 29, ‘Boundaries’, Summer 2021) and co-hosted the launch party.

▪ Served as a peer reviewer of the University of Edinburgh’s journal FORUM (issue 32: ‘The Aftermath’) in July 2021.