Persons with significant academic, literary, or artistic qualifications whose work may benefit from a residency at the DLC may apply for this non-stipendiary status. The position provides University affiliation, use of the University Library, office space, and membership in facilities. Residents are required to participate in Centre activities by attending lectures, workshops, and colloquia, and presenting and publishing original research. The residency requires affiliation with a SFU faculty mentor. To find an SFU faculty member please consult the Directory of Asia-Related Research at SFU.

Appointments are for a maximum of one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current CV, a research proposal, and a letter of support from a SFU faculty member to

Lu Jia (2013)

Lecturer, Jiaxing University College of Art and Design

Ms. Lu Jia will be conducing comparative research into folk textile design in Canada and will also examine the transformation of Chinese folk design in the Canadian context. In addition to use of SFU Library materials she will conduct interviews in the Vancouver area.

Supervisor: Paul Crowe, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities

Ani Zhang 張阿妮 (2013-14)

Associate Professor of School of Music, Hunan University of Arts and Science; Member of China National Orchestra Society; Grading Judge of National Philharmonic Society; Vice President of Hunan Zheng Arts Council of National Orchestra Society

Prof. Zhang is a gifted player of an ancient stringed instrument known as the Gu Zheng 古箏, ancient variants of which first appeared during the Warring States period (475-221) of Chinese history. While at SFU Prof. Zhang played numerous performances at the university and in the community. Humanities students studying Warring States texts also benefitted from a performance and talk that related ancient music theory directly to ideas being studied in Confucian and Daoist texts.

Supervisor: Paul Crowe, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities