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Faculty

NameContactTitle
Wei Hong hongwei@purdue.edu
SC 182
(765) 494-3859
Professor of Applied Linguistics

Chinese Business Language, Culture, Linguistics

Daniel Hsieh dhsieh@purdue.edu
SC 161
(765) 494-8598
Associate Professor of Chinese; Chair Department of East Asian Languages

Chinese Language; Classical Chinese Literature

Hongjian Wang wang2512@purdue.edu
SC 261
Assistant Professor of Chinese, Comparative Literature, and Film Studies, SLC
  • Modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film, theater, print media, cultural history
  • comparative literature, Decadence, comedy, the avant-garde, reflexivity.

Hongjian Wang is generally interested in the aesthetics and politics of modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film, and theater, which she approaches from comparative, interdisciplinary, and historical perspectives. Her book manuscript, Performing Perversion: Chinese Literary Echoes to European Decadence in the Twentieth Century, delves into the cultural dynamics in twentieth-century China that gave rise to Decadent literature in the European sense. Her research has also touched upon a variety of subjects, such as Chinese masculinity represented in the print media, the performative mode of documentary filmmaking, and the cult followings of comedy films. Her ongoing research projects include: the avant-garde theater in (post)socialist China; the surge of reflexivity in contemporary Chinese literature, film, and theater; and the issue of aging in contemporary Chinese female writing.

Hongjian Wang teaches Chinese language, Chinese cinema, modern Chinese literature and theater. She also serves on the committees of several graduate students in Comparative Literature on a variety of topics on modern China.


Continuing Lecturers

NameContactTitle
Mangala Subramaniam mangala@purdue.edu
STON 305/YOUNG 1055/HOVD 113A
(765) 496-2631 [Stone] (765)494-2399/(765)494-9879 [Young]
Professor, Sociology and Butler Chair & Director, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Office of the Provost

Gender (class, caste, and race), Social Movements, Water, Seeds, HIV Prevention and High Risk Groups, Violence and the Law, Globalization, Research Methods, South Asia, specifically India.


Limited Term Lecturers

NameContactTitle
Zhengyu (Jade) Tang tang0@purdue.edu
SC G063
(765) 496-6222
Chinese Limited Term Lecturer
Ai-Jen Wann awann@purdue.edu
SC G063
(765) 496-6222
Limited Term Lecturer in Chinese

Teaching Assistants

NameContactTitle
Siyan Hou hou42@purdue.edu

SLC PhD Candidate and Teaching Assistant
Yuhan Huang huang265@purdue.edu
SC G005
Ph.D. Student; Teaching Assistant
Bailu Li li256@purdue.edu

Graduate student, teaching assistant
Zihan Wang wang2456@purdue.edu
SC 142
SLC Grad Student/TA
Nan Zhang zhan1496@purdue.edu
SC 142
SLC Graduate student, Teaching Assistant

Graduate Students

NameContactTitle
Siyan Hou hou42@purdue.edu

SLC PhD Candidate and Teaching Assistant
Yuhan Huang huang265@purdue.edu
SC G005
Ph.D. Student; Teaching Assistant
Bailu Li li256@purdue.edu

Graduate student, teaching assistant
Nan Zhang zhan1496@purdue.edu
SC 142
SLC Graduate student, Teaching Assistant

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