Faculty Profile

Rae Yang

Professor of Chinese Language and Literature (1990)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Fall 2016

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

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

CHIN 211 Intermediate Chinese
An enhancement of the oral and written skills of elementary language study. In addition, students will learn to use dictionaries to translate original literary works. Extra conversational work will be included, geared to understanding and participating in Chinese culture. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent.

CHIN 211 Intermediate Chinese
An enhancement of the oral and written skills of elementary language study. In addition, students will learn to use dictionaries to translate original literary works. Extra conversational work will be included, geared to understanding and participating in Chinese culture. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent.

Spring 2016

CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese
An enhancement of the oral and written skills of elementary language study. In addition, students will learn to use dictionaries to translate original literary works. Extra conversational work will be included, geared to understanding and participating in Chinese culture. Prerequisite: 201 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.

CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese
An enhancement of the oral and written skills of elementary language study. In addition, students will learn to use dictionaries to translate original literary works. Extra conversational work will be included, geared to understanding and participating in Chinese culture. Prerequisite: 201 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.

CHIN 380 Chinese Lit in the Original
The course covers a selected topic or selected topics, such as Chinese literature, culture, politics, economy, education, ethnicity, law, and history. It analyzes the readings with focuses on both the topic(s) and the language. It advances students' speaking, reading, and writing proficiency in specific subjects while broadening their background and native knowledge in these areas too. It can be taken more than once when the topics are different. Prerequisite: 362 or the equivalent.