Jing Wang

Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies. Associate Director, Chinese Language Program
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  • Ph.D. in Chinese Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature, Shaanxi Normal University (China)

Jing Wang is Associate Director of the Chinese Language Program at Princeton.  She completed her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she majored in pre-modern Chinese Literature.  Prior to coming to Princeton she had been Assistant Professor and Director of the Chinese Language Program at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.  She previously taught at Princeton University as a Chinese lecturer from 2006-2008. Co-author of an elementary Chinese language textbook entitled "First Step," which is due to be available by the end of the year (Princeton University Press).

Publications List: 
  • Ÿ Song Dynasty Tales: A Guided Reader (Singapore: World Scientific), forthcoming 2017.
  • Ÿ “Transformation of Conception: The Pedagogical Principles and Influences of the Romanzation Systems in Three 19th Century Chinese Textbooks” in Guoji hanyu jiaoyu 国际汉语教育 (International Education of Chinese Language), 2015, vol. 1.pp.182-8.
  • First Step: An Elementary Reader for Modern Chinese (Princeton University Press, 2014)
  • “From Immortality to Mortality: Image of Tang Courtesans in Verse, Painting, and Anecdote” in Frontiers of Literary Studies in China, 2012, 6(2), pp. 277-293.