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Lei Yang

Assistant Professor of Chinese, Asian Languages & Literatures

Education & Professional History

Capital Normal University (Beijing), BA; University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA; University of Pennsylvania, PhD

Dissertation: “Building Blocks of Chinese Historiography: A Narratological Study of Shi ji (Records of the Historian)”

Thesis: “The Effects of Recasts and Explicit Feedback on Chinese Language Acquisition in the Task-based Classroom”


At Carleton since 2017.

Current Courses

  • Fall 2022
    CHIN 204: Intermediate Chinese
  • Winter 2023
    CHIN 205: Intermediate Chinese
    CHIN 360: Classical Chinese
  • Spring 2023
    CHIN 103: Elementary Chinese
    CHIN 258: Classical Chinese Thought: Wisdom and Advice from Ancient Masters