Scholar on Chinese Women Writers Comes to PCC
On Monday April 21st, 1:00 – 2:00 pm in
Cascade MAHB 104, Professor Yue spoke on three short stories by women: "The Isle of Wang'an" by Zhong LIng, "Mother Fish" by Xi Xi and "I Am Not A Cat" by Tang Min.
Professor Yue's research areas include 20th Century Chinese Literature and film, comparative literary criticism, post-colonialism, feminism, and cultural studies. Her publications explore the ideological ramifications of modernity and cultural identity in a cross-cultural as well as national context. Her more recent work has begun to examine the notion of Chineseness and focuses on the concept of diasporic consciousness local Chinese writers from Hawaii, overseas Chinese writers in the US, Asian-American literature and film, and immigrant communities in Europe. Currently, she is working on a book manuscript on the problematic of representation in 20th century Chinese literary culture while also editing a collection of her essays on issues in cultural studies.
Ming-Bao received her B.A. from University of Hamburg in Chinese and German Studies after completing a Certificate of Undergraduate Studies at Peking University. After her time in Germany, she received her M.A. and Ph.D., both from Standford University. At the same time, Professor Yue minored in Comparative Literature.