Chair and Associate Professor
Office Hours: Monday 2:30-4:30, Wednesday 2:30-3:30, or by appointment
Neill Hall 107B
Xin Yang’s research interests include modern and contemporary Chinese literature, culture and film, women's writing, cyber fiction, youth subculture, urban culture, and gender and sexuality. She teaches China on Screen, Twentieth Century Chinese Literature, Images of Women in Chinese Literature and Culture, and intermediate and advanced Chinese. Her publications include From Beauty Fear to Beauty Fever: A Critical Study of Contemporary Chinese Female Writers (Asian Thought and Culture) (Peter Lang Publishing, 2011); "Configuring Female Sickness and Recovery: Chen Ran and Anni Baobei," Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, (Spring 2011); “Digitized Parody: The Politics of Ego in Contemporary China,” co-authored with Haomin Gong, China Information, 24(1); “Cyber Writing as Urban Fashion: the Case of Anni Baobei,” in Southeast Review of Asian Studies, Vol. XXVIII, 2006. New this year is "Circulating Smallness on Weibo: the Dialectics of Microfiction" (co-authored with Haomin Gong), Frontier of Literary Studies in China, Vol 8, no. 1, 2014: 181-202.