Jing Tsu

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Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures and Comparative Literature; Chair, Council on East Asian Studies
On leave: 
Spring 2017
115 Prospect Street, Room 250, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, 19th Century to Present; Sinophone Studies; Intellectual History; Diaspora; Popular Culture; History of Science


EALL 651

Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese Literature

A rigorous introduction to literary criticism and analysis using texts in the original language. Focus on the contemporary period, drawing from fiction written in Chinese in different parts of the world, from mainland China to Taiwan and from Malaysia to Hong Kong. Texts in both simplified and traditional characters. 

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: T 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
EALL 846, CPLT 546

Philology and Sinology

In this course we examine the history and theoretical foundations of non-Western philol­ogy in relation to Western philology and linguistics. We study how they interacted and the development of comparative methods based on notions of sameness and difference.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: T 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM