Dr Salvatore Giuffé has been a full-time academic at the Department of Oriental Studies since 2015. His background is both in modern Western and East Asian languages and philology. His lecturing portfolio at UM mainly includes courses on Chinese language, literature and history.
He was awarded a PhD in East Asian Studies by the University Jean Moulin - Lyon III, France, in 2018. His areas of interest and research include literary comparative studies, Romantic literature, transtextuality and transculturalism with modern Chinese authors (Republican Era).
Giuffré currently also lectures on Chinese history and culture at the Centre for Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and has also been involved into various projects pertaining to the teaching and learning of Chinese (Mandarin) as a foreign language in Malta.
Modern Chinese literature
Comparative and world literature
Giuffré, S. 2017, "Il sonetto veneziano di Feng Zhi", Quaderni Asiatici, vol. 118, pp. 61-76.
Giuffré, S. 2017, "The State of Loneliness as a Source of Poetic Creativity in Feng Zhi’s Early Writings", New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 23-36.