Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Director of Undergraduate Studies
269 Decio Hall
- BA, Anhui University, 1982;
- MA, Peking University, 1985;
- PhD, Harvard University, 1994.
Xiaoshan Yang teaches Chinese language, literature, and culture. He specializes in classical Chinese poetry and poetics. His publications include a monograph on comparative poetics as well as articles on Tang-Song poetry, prose, and political discourse. His book Metamorphosis of the Private Sphere: Gardens and Objects in Tang-Song Poetry (Harvard 2003) was translated into Chinese and published by Jiangsu Renmin Chubanshe in 2008. His research has been recognized with grants by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.