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Sujane Wu

Associate Professor of Chinese

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Sujane Wu teaches courses on traditional Chinese literature, culture and all levels of Mandarin Chinese language. Her literature and culture courses include The Culture of the Lyric in Traditional China (EAL 231), Chinese Poetry and the Other Arts (EAL 237), Chinese Travel Writing (EAL 233), a seminar on the most famous Chinese vernacular novel, Dream of the Red Chamber [Honglou meng] (EAL 360).  This fall, she is teaching EAL 231 and a new seminar, Revising the Past in Chinese Literature and Film (EAL 360, Topic course),  and in Spring 2014 she will teach CHI 351, Advanced Reading in Chinese (Topic, and EAL 233.


Her research focuses primarily on medieval Chinese literature and culture.

Her EAL 231 course has collaborated with Smith College Botanic Garden for several years (http://www.smith.edu/garden/Academics/cep-eal231.html), while her EAL 237 with Smith College Museum of Art.  She also led students in PRS 316 course to Taiwan in Summer 2011 to have first-hand experience (http://taiwantripsmith2011.blogspot.com/). Students in her EAL 233 class also created a web site on travel writing (http://sophia.smith.edu/blog/eal233travel/).