Jenn-Shann Lin

Lin Jenn-Shann (林鎮山), received his Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Alberta, and is an emeritus professor of the Department of East Asian Studies at University of Alberta, Canada. He is an expert at linguistics, narrative strategies and comparative literature, and teaches the subjects of women, diaspora, social changes, and national imagination in Taiwan novels. He was awarded the Wu Yong-fu Literary Criticism Award in 2003. His translation works include Magnolia: Stories of Taiwanese Women by Tzeng Ching-wen (with Lois Standford) and many other works in the Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series.

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