Faculty Profile

Rae Yang

Professor of Chinese Language and Literature (1990)

Contact Information

yang@dickinson.edu

Stern Center for Global Educ Room 108
717.245.1403

Bio

Her fields of specialization are pre-modern and modern Chinese fiction with emphasis on psychoanalytic criticism. Her research and teaching interests include Chinese language teaching, Chinese folklore, comparative literature, and autobiographical writing.

Education

  • Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1981
  • M.A., University of Massachusetts, 1985
  • Ph.D., 1991

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese
A study of the fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese, including grammar, reading, and writing using both traditional and simplified characters, pinyin romanization, pronunciation, and conversational skills.

CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese
A study of the fundamentals of Mandarin Chinese, including grammar, reading, and writing using both traditional and simplified characters, pinyin romanization, pronunciation, and conversational skills.

EASN 205 Chinese Approaches to Environ
Students who took FYSM 100-07 “Chinese Attitudes towards the Environment” with Prof. Yang in Fall 2012 may NOT register for this class due to content overlap.This course explores how the Chinese view the environment, from literature 3,000 years ago, Daosit philosophy, Neo-Confucianism, the works of Zen artists and theory of Chinese medicine to the modern era, serious ecological and environmental problems depicted by contemporary writers.