Kenneth J. Yin - Lecturer, City University of New York
Kenneth J. Yin teaches modern languages, literatures, and linguistics at the City University of New York. His research interests include Dungan literature and culture, as well as the literatures and cultures of the Tungus peoples of North Asia, primarily the Udege and Nanai of the Russian Far East. He is the author of Dungan Folktales and Legends (Peter Lang, 2021) and Mystical Forest: Collected Poems and Short Stories of Dungan Ethnographer Ali Dzhon (Peter Lang, forthcoming). A graduate of Cornell and Georgetown universities, he has received grants and awards from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the City University of New York, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.
This event is being co-sponsored by the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and the Council on East Asian Studies.