Chinese Department



Alexei K. Ditter 迪磊

Associate Professor of Chinese and Humanities (on leave Spring 2019)

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Medieval and Late Imperial Chinese literature

Jing Jiang 姜靖

Chair, Associate Professor of Chinese and Humanities

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Modern Chinese literature and film.

Hyong G. Rhew 柳亨奎

Professor of Chinese (on sabbatical 2018-19)

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Classical Chinese literature, Chinese literary theory, Chinese intellectual history, Korean literature.

Li Wei 魏勵

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

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Late Imperial Chinese Literature and Religion.

Charles Q. Wu 吳千之 (Emeritus)

Modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese-Western comparative literature, pre-Qin Chinese philosophy, modern Chinese language.

Language Scholar

In addition to the above faculty, another important member of the Chinese department is the language scholar, who lives with students in the Chinese House, leads weekly "conversation classes" in the first- and second-year language classes, and provides cultural expertise in planning activities. The language scholar is also available to meet with students for additional conversation and help with coursework as needed.
Chen Huangqi

Chen Huangqi 陈黄芪

CHEN Huangqi is a doctoral candidate at Fujian Normal University, majoring in Linguistics. He obtained his B.A. and M.A. in Aplied Linguistics from Shanghai Jiaotong Univeristy and Shanghai University of International Business and  Economics respectively. Prior to coming to Reed, he taught at Putian University. His academic interests span Cross-cultural Communication, Critical Discourse Analysis, and Corpus Linguistics.