Liu Yuanju is Research Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica. She was a 2005-2006 HYI visiting scholar. Her current research focuses on war writing and intertextuality between Northern and Southern writers in medieval China. Her research interests revolve around religion and literature, traditional Chinese philology, and the Digital Humanities. Her main publications include Toward a Literary Interpretation of Life-World–The Body Practice in Six Dynasties Religious Narratives and Space Writing (2010), and Bodies, Gender, Class: the Narrative of Normal/Nonnormal and the Aesthetics of Fiction in Six Dynasties Zhiguai Tales (2002).