Dr. YANG Binbin 楊彬彬博士

  • Associate Professor
  • BA (Lanzhou University), MA (Beijing University),
  • PhD (Washington University in St. Louis)
  • 852-39174291
  • 852-28581334
  • Rm 807, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
  • bbyang@hku.hk
  • https://hku-hk.academia.edu/BinbinYang

楊彬彬博士,香港大學中文學院副教授,於2010年加入中文學院,此前擔任中國社會科學院文學研究所助理研究員。她的主要研究興趣為明清婦女文學與寫作文化,同時涉及中西方性別研究、醫療人文等新興領域。她已完成一項由香港研究資助局資助的課題,作為研究成果的專著已由華盛頓大學出版社出版;現正開展第二項研究課題。楊彬彬博士講授的本科課程包括:CHIN1109 中國婦女文學介紹(明清部分)、CHIN2121 歷代散文、CHIN2145 元明清戲曲、CHIN2146 “病美人”:明清文學中的性別與疾病。同時,她也擔任碩士、博士研究生導師(MPhil, MA, Ph.D),以及本科長篇翻譯導師。

Dr Yang Binbin is an associate professor in the School of Chinese, the University of Hong Kong. She joined the School in 2010. She was previously an assistant research fellow at the Institute of Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Her research focuses on women’s literature and writing culture in late imperial China, and she has broad interests in gender studies and medical humanities in China and the West. She has successfully completed a GRF project, and her monograph has been published by the University of Washington Press. She is now embarking on her second GRF project. The undergraduate courses that Dr Yang teaches include: CHIN1109 Introduction to Chinese women’s literature (Ming and Qing periods), CHIN2121 Prose up to the nineteenth century, CHIN 2145 Chinese theater during the Yuan, Ming and Qing periods, and CHIN 2146 The “sickly beauties”: gender and illness in late imperial China. She is also supervising MPhil, MA, and Ph.D theses, as well as undergraduate long-translation projects.

主要研究課題及成果獎 Major Research Grants and Awards:

  • 2011-15: GRF project, Mediations of Expression: How Exemplary Women Wrote Their Emotions in 18th-and-19th-Century China. Funding awarded: HK$347,265.00.
  • 2015-17: GRF project, Money, Culture, and Social Ascendancy: Learned Women in Mercantile Lineages from Huizhou, 1700-1850. Funding awarded: HK$ 288,000.00.
  • 2015, Faculty Research Award for Junior Tenure-Track Professoriate Staff (under the category of cumulative research activity over a 3-year period).

專著 Monograph:

代表性論文 Selected Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

  • 2017, “A Pictorial Autobiography by Zeng Jifen (1852-1942) and the Use of the “Exemplary” in China’s Modern Transformation,” Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China 19.2 (2017): 263-315.
  • 2016, “Drawings of a Life of ‘Unparalleled Glory’: Ideal Manhood and the Rise of Pictorial Autobiographies in China,” in Kam Louie, ed., Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men (Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong Press, 2016), pp. 113-134.
  • 2014, “Guardians of Family Health in Qing China: From the Exemplary Wife to the Reformer,” Modern China Online First (July, 2014): 1-33.
  • 2013, “Family ‘Drama’ and Self-Empowerment Strategies in Genealogy Writings of Yuan Jingrong (1786-ca.1852),” Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 7.1 (March, 2013): 37-64.
  • 2012, “Disruptive Voices: Three Cases of Outspoken ‘Exemplary Women’ in Nineteenth-Century China,” Nan Nü: Men, Women, and Gender in China 14.2 (Sept., 2012): 222-261.
  • 2012, “A Disease of Passion: The ‘Self-Iconizing’ Project of an Eighteenth-Century Chinese Woman Poet, Jin Yi (1769-1794),” Journal of Women’s History 24.3 (Sept., 2012): 62-90.
  • 2010,《自我的困境——一部清代閨秀詩集中的疾病呈現與自傳欲望》,《中央研究院中國文哲研究集刊》第三十七期,頁95-130。
  • 2009, 《“回歸文本”——略論美國文學研究轉向中的“理論”與“文本”》,《江蘇社會科學》2009年第6期,頁140-144。
  • 2008, 《由曾懿 (1852-1927) 的個案看晚清“疾病的隱喻”與才女身份》,《近代中國婦女史研究》第十六期,頁1-28。
  • 2008,《清代女性道德權威與論辯策略——從比較視角兼論對“女性主義”與“反女性主義”的反思》,《中國社會科學院文學研究所學刊》第二期,頁323-350。

代表性研討會論文 Selected Conference Papers

  • June, 2017: AAS in Asia (Seoul, Korea), Paper presented: “Literary Production, Social Bonding, and Women Writers in Yangzhou: Re-Contextualizing Dream of Pear Blossoms (1847)”
  • March, 2017: Annual Conference for Association for Asian Studies (Toronto, Canada) Paper presented:  “A Pictorial Autobiography by Zeng Jifen and China in the Early 1930′s”
  • March, 2014: Annual Conference for Association for Asian Studies, 2014 (Philadelphia, US)
    Organizer of the panel, “Stories in Transit: Women’s Lives in Inter-Textual and Inter-Cultural Spaces of Late Imperial China and Beyond”
  • Paper presented:  “Visualizing Exemplary Lives: Women’s Self-Portraits in Eighteenth-and-Nineteenth-Century China”
  • November, 2013: International Conference on “Chinese Masculinities on the Move: Time, Space, and Cultures” (Hong Kong)
    Paper presented:  “Two Hundred and Forty Portraits for a “Life of Unparalleled Glory” (1849): Ideal Manhood and the Rise of Pictorial Autobiographies in China”
  • March, 2013: Annual Conference for American Oriental Society, 2013 (Portland, US)
    Paper presented:  “What Can Be ‘Seen’ about Their Lives: Self-Portraits by Women and Their Textual Excesses during the Qing Period”
  • September, 2012: Annual Conference for Women’s History Network, 2012 (Cardiff, UK)
    Paper presented:  “Indigenous Feminism in Eighteenth-and-Nineteenth-Century China”
  • March, 2012: Annual Conference for Association for Asian Studies, 2012 (Toronto, Canada)
    Paper presented:  “Guardians of Family Health: From the Exemplary Wife to the Hygiene Advocate”
  • October, 2011: Annual Conference for the Western Branch of American Oriental Society, 2011 (Santa Barbara, US)
    Paper presented:  “Money Matters: Managing Skills of an ‘Exemplary Wife,’ Yuan Jingrong (19c.)”
  • June, 2011: Joint Annual Conference for Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast and the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, 2011 (ASPAC & WCAAS, Claremont, US)
    Paper presented:  “Mediations of Expression: Three Cases of the ‘Exemplary Women’ in Late Imperial China”