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Ying Liu
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

Ying Liu’s research interests include modern and contemporary Chinese literature, cinema, and popular culture, with a focus on youth narratives and representations of young people. In addition to courses in Chinese language, she also offers courses in her major area of expertise, film and contemporary Chinese society, youth in Chinese culture, and women in China.

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  • Languages and Cultures
  • Chinese Languages
  • Chinese Studies


  • Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
  • M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
  • B.A., Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China)

Selected Courses:

  • CHIN 201-202 Intermediate Chinese
  • CHIN 301-302 Advanced Chinese
  • CHIN 230/330 Reading in Chinese
  • CHIN 240 Contemporary Chinese Societies in Cinema
  • CHIN 282 Women in China: Introduction to Chinese Culture
  • CHIN 340 When East Meets West: Masterpieces of Modern Chinese Fiction
  • CHIN 382 Youth in East Asia

Chinese Language, literature, Cinema, and Culture, East Asian Cinema and Culture

Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)                                        


Cooking, traveling, and playing traditional Chinese musical instrument