Visiting Scholars

Fall 2014

  • Cheng Yanfang 程艳芳

Home University: Zhejiang University of Media & Communications

Position: Lecturer, School of Cultures & Communication

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Aug 10, 2014 – Feb 9, 2015

Research Topic: Study of Discourse Markers in English

Advisor: Prof. Christina Higgins, Dept of Second Language Studies

 

  • Gu Hong 辜红

Home University: Central China Normal University

Position: Lecturer, Dept. of Tourism Management

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Aug 15, 2014 – Aug 14, 2015

Research Topic: Influence of Tourism Products Attributes’ on Consumers Sustainable Satisfaction

Advisor: School of Travel Industry Management

 

  • Guan Zhiying 关志英

Home University: Peking University

Position: Director, Peking University Library

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Nov 1, 2014 – Oct 31, 2015

Research Topic: Library resources sharing and collaborative services in the U.S.

Advisor:

 

  • Guo Hua 郭华

Home University: School of Tourism Management, South China Normal University

Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Tourism Management

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Aug 1, 2014 – July 31, 2015

Research Topic: (1) Community participation in tourist desitnations in Hawaii; (2) sustainable community-based tourism growth

Advisor: School of Travel Industry Management

 

  • Jiang Xia 蒋霞

Home University: Southwest University for Nationalities

Position: Associate Professor, School of Foreign Languages

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Mar 20, 2015 – Mar 19, 2016

Research Topic: Curriculum development for foreign language for special purposes students

Advisor: Cynthia Ning, Center for Chinese Studies

 

  • Li Qiyue 李祈越

Home University: Beijing Foreign Studies University

Position: Ph.D. student, Foreign Literature Institute

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Oct 15, 2014 – Apr 14, 2015

Research Topic: Travel notes by Chinese and Western writers regarding Tibet

Advisor: Prof. Cathryn Clayton, Asian Studies Program

 

  • Liu Jun 刘俊

Home University: Renmin University of China

Position: Ph.D. student, College of Philosophy

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Oct 20, 2014 – Oct 19, 2015

Research Topic: Research on the Chunqiu from the perspective of Hermeneutics

Advisor: Prof. Cheng Chung-ying, Dept. of Philosophy

 

  • Liu Peng 刘鹏

Home University: Zhejiang University of Technology

Position: Professor of Chinese Literature

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Sep 2, 2014 – Mar 1, 2015

Research Topic: Contemporary Chinese comparative poetics

Advisor: Mingbao Yue, Dept. of East Asian Languages & Literatures

 

  • Lu Cheng-hsiung 吕正雄

Home University: National Dong Hwa University (Taiwan)

Position: Adjunct Associate Professor, Chinese Culture Studies

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Jul 25, 2014 – Jul 24, 2015

Research Topic: Utilizing ISD Theory to Design Chinese Culture Curriculum for American Students

Advisor: Cynthia Ning, Center for Chinese Studies

 

  • Sha Xiaowei 莎筱薇

Home University: Peking University

Position: Lecturer, Dept of English

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Jul 18, 2014 – Jul 17, 2015

Research Topic: Comparative study of English textbooks for primary and secondary education for foreign learners of English

Advisor:

 

  • Shao Qinghua 邵庆华

Home University: Shanghai University

Position: Lecturer, School of Foreign Languages

Visiting Scholar Program Period: oct 15, 2014 – Oct 14, 2015

Research Topic: Performance-based Curriculum Design in Interpretation Teaching

Advisor: Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies

 

  • Song Yecao 宋野草

Home University: Yunnan Nationalities University

Position: Lecturer in Philosophy

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Aug 31, 2014 – Aug 30, 2015

Research Topic: Chinese philosophy and the I-Ching

Advisor: Prof. Cheng Chung-ying, Dept. of Philosophy

 

  • Sun Pei 孙佩

Home University: Peking University

Position: Ph.D. student, School of Marxism

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Sep 23, 2014 – Dec 22, 2014

Research Topic: International emergency management of New China in the Mao era

Advisor: Prof. Cathryn Clayton, Asian Studies Program

 

  • Xu Qianyi 徐前懿

Home University: Peking University

Position: Ph.D. student, Dept. of Philosophy

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Jan 1, 2015 – Jan 31, 2016

Research Topic: Research on the Shijing in Pre-Qin Confucianism

Advisor: Prof. Cheng Chung-ying, Dept. of Philosophy

 

  • Yang Jiao 阳姣

Home University: Southeast University

Position: Ph.D. student, School of Humanities

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Oct 18, 2014 – Oct 17, 2015

Research Topic: Research on ethical identity from the perspective of spiritual philosophy

Advisor: Prof. Cheng Chung-ying, Dept. of Philosophy

 

  • Zeng Jianyou 曾健友

Home University: China University of Geosciences

Position: Associate Professor, School of Arts and Communication

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Dec 20, 2014 – Ec 19, 2015

Research Topic: Research on the impact of the Internet on national culture and creative industries, comparing the U.S. and China

Advisor: Prof. Kate Zhou, Dept. of Political Science

 

 

  • Zhang Ping 张平

Home University: Tel Aviv University

Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of East Asian Studies

Visiting Scholar Program Period: Sep 1, 2014 – Aug 31, 2015

Research Topic: Comparative study on Judaism and Chinese philosophy

Advisor: Prof. Cheng Chung-ying, Dept. of Philosophy

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Academic Year 2012-2013:

      • Cheng, Jin

Beijing Foreign Studies University

field of research: English translation of original Chinese children’s literature

dates: 09/01/2012 to 08/31/2013 (pending processing)

      • Chu, Wen-Jang (‘Sydney’)

ROC Military Academy,Taiwan

field of research: military philosophy of Sun Tzu’s ‘Art of War’, translation of that text into English

advisor: Roger T. Ames

dates: 12/29/2011 to 12/28/2012

      • Gao, Yanli

Peking University (on UHM-PKU Exchange Program)

field of research: American missionaries’ perceptions of China in the early twentieth century

advisor: Mari Yoshihara

dates: 08/16/2011 to 08/15/2012

      • Hu, Xiaoming

University of Hawaii at Manoa

field of research: Chinese poetry translation, Chinese reference grammar projects

advisor: Lo Chin-tang

dates: 01/09/2012 to 01/08/2013 (pending final processing)

      • Antoine Koskas

University of La Rochelle, France

field of research: cross-cultural comparison of teaching Chinese language and culture via the Confucius Institutes

advisor: Cynthia Ning

dates: 03/05/2012 to 08/03/2012

      • Liu, Huajie

Peking University (on UHM-PKU Exchange Program)

field of research: ethnobotanical research of Joseph Rock in Hawaii

advisor: Roger T. Ames

dates: 08/16/2011 to 08/15/2012

      • Pan, Song

Huadong Normal University

field of research: An Inquiry into Quine’s Indeterminacy of Translation

advisor: Cheng Chung-ying

dates: 10/1/2011 to 9/30/2012

      • Wang, Yongchao

China University of Political Science and Law, andSohu.com

field of research: social networking media in the U.S. and its function during the Presidential elections

advisor: Fred Lau

dates: 02/05/2012 to 02/04/2013 (pending final processing)

      • Wang, Zaizhe

Rissho University, Tokyo

field of research: economy of China

advisor: Wang Xiaojun

dates: 04/01/2010 to 03/31/2012

      • Zhang, Xuecheng

Peking University

field of research: American and British scholars’ research on the Chinese Communist Party

advisor: TBA

dates: 03/27/2012 to 06/25/2012 (pending final processing)

Confucius Institute at UHM (CI-UHM) Staff

Beijing Foreign Studies University

  • Li, Qikeng (co-Director, CI-UHM)
  • Dong, Xu (Chinese language instructor)
  • Zha, Yunyun (Chinese language instructor)
  • Liu, Meiyi  (intern Chinese language instructor)
  • Qu, Yaojia (intern Chinese language instructor)