Dr. Haosheng Yang

Dr. Haosheng Yang

Associate Professor of Chinese

Chief Departmental Advisor for EALC (Chinese)

Irvin Hall 138
yangh5@MiamiOH.edu
(513) 529-1840

OFFICE HOURS

Fall 2019 (202010)

Tuesdays: 2:35pm to 3:35pm
Thursdays: 2:35pm to 3:35pm
Also by appointment


EDUCATION

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Ph.D., 2008
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Peking University, Beijing, China
M.A., 2001
B.A., 1998
Department of Chinese Language and Literature

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Late Qing literature
  • Modern and contemporary Chinese literature
  • Film
  • Popular Culture

COURSES TAUGHT AT MIAMI

  • CHI 201: Second Year Chinese
  • CHI 202: Second Year Chinese
  • CHI 252: Modern Chinese Literature in Translation
  • CHI/FST 264: Chinese Cinema and Culture
  • CHI 301: Third Year Chinese
  • CHI 302: Third Year Chinese 
  • CHI 330: Chinese Verbal Theater Performance
  • CHI(F) 115: Forbidden Romance in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture
  • Chinese language courses at all levels

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • Visiting Scholar at International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization, Fudan University, China, Spring 2017
  • Invited reviewer for peer-review journals including Comparative Literature Studies, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, etc.
  • Commendations for Influence on Students, Miami University, 2017 & 2015
  • Graduate Society Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Harvard University, 2006-2007
  • Presidential Instructional Technology Fellowship, Harvard University, 2006-2007
  • M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Fund for Summer Research, Harvard University, 2006                                                                              
  • Graduate Society Fellowship for Summer Research, Harvard University, 2004
  • Yenching Fellowship, Harvard University, 2001-2004

GRANTS AND AWARDS

  • PREP Grant for publication, Miami University, 2015
  • CFR Summer Research Appointment, Miami University, 2013
  • CFR Grant to Promote Research, Miami University , 2013
  • Grant for professional development, The Office of Liberal Education , 2012
  • Grant for professional development, Howe Writing Center, 2012
  • Summer Research Grant, East Asian Study Center of Indiana University, 2011
  • Proposal Writing Workshop Grant, Miami University, 2010
  • Summer Research Grant, East Asian Study Center of Indiana University, 2010
  • Summer Research Grant, Miami University, 2009
  • Grant of Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Miami University, 2008
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Harvard University, 2007
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Harvard University, 2005

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • A Modernity Set to a Pre-Modern Tune: Classical-Style Poetry of Modern Chinese Writers, Brill Publishers, 2016.

Edited Book

  • Guide to Literary Classics for High School Students (高中生文学名著导读), Jilin: Changchun chubanshe, 2001.

Articles

  • “The Modernity of a Person Infatuated with Skeleton: Yu Dafu’s Loyalist Consciousness and Classical-Style Poetry” (骸骨迷恋者的现代性: 郁达夫的遗民情结和旧体诗), in From Tradition to Modernity: Poetic Transition from 18th to Early 20th Century China (从传统到现代的中国诗学), edited by Lin Zongzheng and Zhang Bowei, Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe, 2017, 20 pages.
  • Who Am I?: Identity, Resistance, and Resilience in the Classical-Style Poetry of Nie Gannu, in Journals of Chinese Literature and Culture, Vol.3, No.2 (2017), 335-356.
  • “Infatuation with Skeleton: Yu Dafu’s Accidental Loyalism and Classical-Style Poetry,” in Frontiers of Literary Studies in China, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2014, 158-184.
  • “New Voice in Old Form: Historicity and Modernity in Lu Xun’s Classical-Style Poetry” (舊體心聲: 魯迅舊體詩的歷史感和現代性), in From Mara Poet to Nobel Laureat: Literature, Canonicity, and Modernity (從摩羅到諾貝爾:文學, 經典, 現代意識), edited by Gao Jiaqian and Zheng Yuyu, Taipei: Maitian chubanshe, 2014, 113-123.
  • “郁達夫的遺民情結和舊體詩” (Yu Dafu’s Loyalist Complex and Classical-Style Poetry), in  從傳統到現代: 歷史與批評視角下的近現代詩學轉變 (From Tradition to Modernity: Historical and Critical Perspectives on Poetic Transition in the Modern Age), ed., Tsung-Cheng Lin, (Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe, forthcoming, 2015).
  • “Infatuation with Skeleton: Yu Dafu’s Accidental Loyalism and Classical-Style Poetry,” in Frontiers of Literary Studies in China, Vol. 8, No. 1, (2014), 158-184.
  •  “Myths of Revolution and Sensual Revisions: New Representation of Martyrs on the Chinese Screen,” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Vol. 24, No. 2 (Fall 2012), 179-208.
  • “The Political Lyricism of Romantic Poet Guo Moruo (浪漫主义诗人郭沫若的政治抒情), in Lyrical Tradition and the Reform Era (抒情传统与维新时代), edited by Shengqing Wu and Gao Jiaqian, Shanghai: Shanghai wenyi chubanshe, 2012, 555-580.

Reviews

  • “Review of The Translatability of Revolution by Pu Wang,” in China Review International, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2019, 244-247.
  • “Review of ‘Crossing the River’ by Gao Xiaosheng” (高晓声《渡河》赏析), in Reference Book for Middle School Teachers of Chinese Literature (中学语文课本教学参考书), Beijing: Renmin wenxue chubanshe, 2001, 89-90.

PRESENTATIONS

  • “‘Li Xianglan,’ Popular Music, and the Colonial Legacy in Manchukuo and Japanese-Occupied Shanghai,” presented at the Association for Asian Studies-in Asia 2019 Annual Conference, Bangkok, Thailand. July, 2019.
  • “An Infatuation with a Skeleton: Yu Dafu’s Accidental Loyalism and Classical-Style Poetry,” presented at the 2018/2019 School of Chinese Research Seminar, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. September, 2018.
  • “Songs Transcending Boundaries: Li Xianglan, Popular Music, and Problems with Identity Construction in Colonized Manchukuo,” accepted and will be presented at the Association for Asian Studies 2018 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. March, 2018.
  • “Yu Dafu’s Last Poems in Southeastern Asia,” presented at the 36th Fudan International Center for Studies of Asian Civilizations Workshop: “Chinese Poetics and Rhetoric in Wartime,” Shanghai, China. June, 2017.
  • “The Poetics of Vexation: Nie Gannu’s Doggerel in the Early PRC,” presented at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. March, 2016.
  • “Nie Gannu’s Doggerels as a Means of Political Protest,” presented at the biannual conference of the Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL), Fudan University, Shanghai, China. June, 2015.
  • “New Voice in Lu Xun’s Old-Style Poetry,” presented at “Workshop on Canonicity and Modernity,” National Taiwan University, Taipei. December, 2014.
  • “Affection or Disaffection: the Lyricism of a Traitor,” presented at the symposium “Back into Modernity: Classical Poetry and Intellectual Transition in Modern China,” Frankfurt, Germany. July 2014.
  • “Guo Moruo’s Poetic Response to Mao Zedong,” presented at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. March, 2014.
  • “Yu Dafu’s Tragic Loyalist Poetry,” presented at the 1st conference of The International Association for Comparative Study of China and the West, Beijing, Beijing University, China. July, 2013.
  • “An Alternative Response to Chinese Modernity in Zhou Zuoren’s Poetry,” presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Oriental Society, Portland, OR. March, 2013.
  • “Zhou Zuoren’s Classical-Style Poetry in Prisons,” presented at the 61st Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. September, 2012.
  • “A Modern Remnant Subject: Yu Dafu and His Classical-Style Poetry,” presented at the 60th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN. October, 2011.
  • “Lyricism Behind Walls: Zhou Zuoren’s Doggerel Verses in Prisons,” presented at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI. April, 2011.
  • “Myths of Revolution and Sensual Revisions,” presented at the 59th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. October, 2010.
  • “The Political Transformation of Romantic Lyricism: Guo Moruo’s Exchange of Poems with Mao Zedong,” Presented at the International Symposia on Guo Moruo Study and the Annual Conference of the International Guo Moruo Academy,” Shandong Normal University, Ji’nan, China. August, 2010.
  • “New Images of Revolutionary Martyrs in Three Chinese Films,” presented at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. March, 2010.
  • “The Lyrical and The Epic: Guo Moruo’s Classical-Style Poetry,” presented at the 58th Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, Miami University, Oxford, OH. October, 2009.
  • “In the Name of Human Rights: The Lyricism of a Traitor,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Cambridge, MA. March, 2009.
  • “Accidental Loyalism: Yu Dafu’s Poetic Response to Chinese Modernity,” presented at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. April, 2008.

INVITED LECTURES

  • “‘死’的語言和活的文化” (A ‘dead’ Language and a living Culture), Liaoning Normal University, Dalian, Liaoning, China. June, 2009.
  • “哈佛大學的漢語教學” (Chinese teaching at Harvard University), Liaoning Normal University,  Dalian, Liaoning, China. June, 2009.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Invited Member of the International Guo Moruo Study Academy
  • Member of the Association for Asian Studies
  • Member of the American Oriental Society
  • Member of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language
  • Member of the Chinese Language Teachers Association
  • Member of the Midwest Asian Studies Association
  • Member of the Chinese Historian Society of America

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