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Yunzhong Shu

Associate Professor of Chinese
Director of East Asian Studies
Department Chair, 2002-2004

Queens Hall, Room 220
Phone: 718-997-5576
yunzhong.shu@qc.cuny.edu

PhD, Columbia University

Yunzhong Shu teaches in or oversees the elementary and intermediate modern Chinese courses, teaches advanced Chinese literature and developed the course in Chinese fiction-in-translation. His research focuses on modern Chinese fiction and modern Chinese literary criticism.

Research Interests

My research interests include modern Chinese literature and cultural studies.

Classes

With a Master's degree in comparative literature and PhD in Chinese literature, I have taught elementary, intermediate, and classical Chinese, as well as Chinese fiction reading, Chinese drama reading and modern Chinese fiction in translation. I am interested in offering Chinese courses in specific areas, such as business Chinese and newspaper Chinese.

Publications

I have published articles on contemporary Chinese fiction, China's image in Victorian literature, the Chinese influence on contemporary American poets Kenneth Rexroth and Gary Snyder. I have published a book Buglers on the Home Front: The Wartime Practice of the Qiyue (July) School. My book is a study of a group of dissident writers active in the 1930s and 1940s in the Chinese leftist literary circles.

 
 

 Office Information

 
Miryam Segal
Department Chair
Location: Queens Hall, Room 215
Phone: 718-997-5570
Fax: 718-997-5577
Email: CMAL@qc.cuny.edu

Faculty and Staff Information


Language Placement


Language Coordinators

Upcoming Language Placement Exams


Summer 2016

Arabic: between 12 and 1:30pm
Queens Hall 245D

  • June 29
  • June 30
  • August 17
  • August 18

Hebrew: contact the Hebrew language coordinator at sami.chetrit@qc.cuny.edu

Chinese: between 1 and 3pm
Queens Hall 345G

  • June 9  
  • June 16
  • July 21 
  • July 28
  • August 10 
  • August 24

Japanese:  between 12 and 1:30pm
Queens Hall 240 or as listed

  • June 15 - QH345E
  • June 29 - QH345E
  • July 13 - QH245C
  • July 27 - QH245C
  • August 3
  • August 10 
  • August 17
  • August 24 - QH245C

Korean: between 12 and 2pm
Queens Hall 345D

  • June 9
  • July 14
  • July 28
  • August 10
  • August 24
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