Assistant Professor of Chinese
Maryland Hall 467
- Ph.D., The University of Oregon
- M.A., Shaanxi Normal University
Research and Teaching Interests
- 19th & 20th Centuries Chinese Literature
- Women in Chinese History
- Women's Narratives
- Jesuit China missions
Recent Courses Taught at Loyola University Maryland
Courses taught in Chinese:
- CI 102 Chinese II
- CI 103 Chinese III
- CI 104 Chinese IV
- CI 201 Chinese Composition and Conversation
- CI 303 Selected Readings in Chinese I
Courses taught in English:
- ML 340 China through Film
- ML 301 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation
Awards and Fellowships
- Summer Research Grant, Loyola University Maryland, 2015
- Harvard-Yenching Library Travel Grant, 2015
- Summer Research Grant, Loyola University Maryland, 2014
- Travel Grant, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon, 2011-12
- Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, Oregon Humanities Center, University of Oregon, 2011-12
- Graduate Research Grant, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon, 2011-12
- Small Professional Grant, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Oregon, 2010-11
- (Forthcoming in 2016) 重建历史想像 [Reconstructing Historical Imagination], in 岭南学报 Lingnan Journal of Chinese Studies, 2016.
- “Writing Her Way through the Legend of Yue Fei: Zhou Yingfang and Jing zhong zhuan” in Frontiers of Literary Studies in China (FLSC), 2015, 9(2): 281-305. DOI: 10.3868/s010-004-015-0012-0
- “Representations and Actions under the Alien Rule: Women in Mongol-Yuan China,” in Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, Issue 34 (Feb 2014), URL: http://intersections.anu.edu.au/issue34/zhang.htm, accessed May 6 2014.
- Review of Liangyou: Kaleidoscopic Modernity and the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1945 (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2014). Newsletter of International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Issue 72 (Autumn 2015) URL: http://newbooks.asia/review/hybrid-and-highly-contested-pictorial. Accessed October 18, 2015.
- Review of Andrea S. Goldman, Opera and the City: The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770–1900 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012). Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, Issue 34 (July 2014), URL: http://intersections.anu.edu.au/issue35/zhang_review.htm. Accessed July 27, 2014
- Review of Keith McMahon, Women Shall Not Rule: Imperial Wives and Concubines in China from Han to Liao (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2013). Women and Gender in Chinese Studies Review (WAGRev中国妇女与性别研究书评) (2014) URL: http://www.wagnet.ox.ac.uk/wagrev/journals/articles/00910.html. Accessed: July 27, 2014.
- Review of Grace S. Fong and Ellen Widmer, ed., The Inner Quarters and Beyond: Women Writers from Ming through Qing (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2010). Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 34 (2013): pp. 215-17.
- Review of Xiaorong Li, Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China: transforming the inner chambers (Seattle-London: University of Washington Press, 2012). Women’s History Review 5 (2013): pp. 509-11. DOI:10.1080/09612025.2013.828540
Publications in Chinese:
- (Forthcoming) Zhongguo gudai nüxing shige jianshang cidian 中國古代女性詩歌鑒賞辭典 (Dictionary of women’s poetry in imperial China), ed., Zhao Houjun, Shanghai Dictionary Press. Invited contributor.
- “Yixing banyan de wenhua toushi 異性扮演的文化透視 (The cultural interpretation of theatrical cross-dressing in China),” Minzu yishu 民族藝術 (Ethnic Arts) 3 (2003): 80-88.
- “Yuan qu zhong de langzi xingxiang 元曲中的浪子 (Life of a drifter: poems of the Yuan)”, Dong bei ya luntan fukan 東北亞論壇副刊 (Northeastern Asia forum supplement), 12 (2002): 32-37.
- "Bonds and Boundaries: Three Tanci Narratives in Late Qing" (book-length manuscript)
Lectures and Presentations
Recent Presentations at Scholarly Conferences:
- “Zheng Zhenhua and the Legacy of Peony Pavilion.” Presentation at the Panel “Tales Told Twice: Adaptations in/from Chinese Literature before 1900-Session III.” Annual Convention of Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA). Santa Fe, October 2015.
- “Women with Talents: Zheng Zhenhua and her Tanci Narrative Meng ying yuan.” Presentation at the Panel “Beyond Stereotypes: Genres, Topics and Subjectivities in Late Imperial Chinese Women’s Writing .” American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS) Conference. Washing D.C., October 2014.
- “Women’s Tanci as Popular Texts in Shanghai: 1900-1935.” Presentation at the Panel “New Directions in Chinese Literary and Media Studies.” Annual Convention of Association for Asian Studies (AAS). Philadelphia, March 2014.
- “Tanci Lyrical Narratives: The Confluence of Music Performance and Vernacular Fiction in Late Imperial China.” Presentation at the Panel “Influence/Confluence of Genres in East Asia to 1900.” Annual Convention of Modern Language Association (MLA). Chicago, January 2014.
- “Dedication, Loyalty and Feminine Virtues in the New Story of Yue Fei.” Presentation at the Panel “In Her Own Image: Self-representation in Late Imperial Chinese Women's Writing.”Annual Meeting of Association for Asian Studies (AAS). San Diego, March 2013.
- The Mrs. Regina Ann Haig International Film Series, Loyola University Maryland, 2014
- The Mrs. Regina Ann Haig International Film Series, Loyola University Maryland, 2013
- Chinese School, Middlebury College, 2013
- Oregon Humanities Center, 2012
Service, Activities, and Memberships in Academic Societies
Service at Loyola University Maryland:
- Academic Advisor, 2015-Present
- Academic Senate, 2014-2015
- Undergraduate Student Research and Scholarship, 2014-2017
- Loyola Chinese Club Moderator, 2014-2015
- Application Reader for the Critical Language Scholarship Program, 2012-2014
Memberships in Academic Societies:
- Association of Asian Studies
- Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
- Women and Gender Studies Network
- Women in Higher Education Network