2013-2015

Zhang Jing 張静 (2014-15)
Associate Professor, Department of Chinese, Liberal Arts College, Nankai University

Professor Jing is conducting research into the state of the field concerning Canadian scholarship on classical Chinese poetry. She will conduct a survey of literary anthologies and consider the current state of Candian scholarship on classical Chinese poetry.

Supervisor: SFU Humanities Professor Emeritus Jan Walls

Zhu Lixia 朱麗霞 (2014-15)
Associate Professor, School of Literature, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Professor Zhu will be conducting research into the state of Canadian scholarship on classical Chinese literary traditions. Supervision of Professor Zhu's work will be undertaken in cooperation with faculty in the Department of Asian Studies at UBC.

Supervisor: SFU Humanities Professor Emeritus Jan Walls

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: SFU Humanities Associate Professor Paul Crowe

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: SFU Humanities Associate Professor Paul Crowe