Šárka Masárová graduated in Chinese language and literature and English language and literature at the Faculty of Arts, Palacky University in Olomouc (1998 – 2005, Master’s dissertation topic (written in Czech) – “The Analysis of Sea Imagery in Shu Ting’s Poems”). She completed her PhD in modern and contemporary Chinese literature at the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, East China Normal University in Shanghai, China (2010 – 2014, full scholarship of China Scholarship Council; Doctoral dissertation topic – “The Contrast of Light and Darkness in the Poetry of Zhai Yongming”, written in Chinese, the dissertation title in Chinese -《翟永明诗歌之光与暗的对照》). In 2014 – 2016 she worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Fudan University, Department of Chinese language and literature, her postdoctoral research was focused on the analysis of Haizi’s poetry.
Her main research interest focuses on contemporary Chinese poetry, especially from Mainland China and comparative literature.
(under her Chinese name 金莎磊):