Jing Tsu

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Jonathan D. Spence Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures and Comparative Literature
On leave: 
Spring 2024
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 351

Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese Literature

An introduction to literary criticism and history using texts in the original language. Fiction and nonfiction written in Chinese in different parts of the world, with a focus on the period from the nineteenth century to the present. Readings in Chinese; texts in both simplified and traditional characters.

Term: Fall 2024
Day/Time: T 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
EALL 548

Modern Chinese Literature

An introduction to modern Chinese literature. Topics include Sinophone studies, East Asian diaspora, theories of comparison, technologies of writing and new literacies, realism, translation, globalization, scientism, and culture.

Term: Spring 2025
Day/Time: T 7:00 PM - 8:50 PM
EALL 823, CPLT 953, EAST 623

Topics in Sinophone and Chinese Studies

This recurring graduate research seminar and symposium examines different areas, periods, genres, and conceptual frameworks in Chinese and Sinophone studies. The topic this year is 1950s–2020.

Term: Spring 2025
Day/Time: T 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM