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Lara Yuyu Yang, M.A., PhD Candidate

ERC-Project “READCHINA: The Politics of Reading in the People's Republic of China”
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Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institut für Sinologie

Office Address:
Room 03 006, Belfortstr. 18 (VH)
D-79098, Freiburg im Breisgau

Tel.: +49 761 203 97673
E-Mail: yuyu.yang@sinologie.uni-freiburg.de

 

Research Interests

History of books
Politics and practices of reading
Cultural Studies
Material Culture

 

Education

2018.10—
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Freiburg
Project: “Second-hand Book Reading in the PRC”

2014.10—2018.9
PhD, Centre of Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies, SOAS, University of London
Thesis: “Archaism as Cultural Distinction: Woodblock Book Publishing During the Mao Era 1949-1976”

2013—2014
Postgraduate Diploma, Asian Art, SOAS, University of London

2012-2013
Master of Art, Cultural Studies,
Centre of Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies, SOAS, University of London

1993-1997
Bachelor of Art, Japanese Language and Literature, Nanjing University

 

Conferences and Presentations 

· “Chinese Grassroots Reading across Time”, Roundtable talk, the AAS 2019 Annual Conference, Denver, March 2019

· “Archaism in Book Culture in the Mao Era”, the AAS 2018 Annual Conference, Washington, March 2018

· “A Literary and Visual Experiment: The Multiple Editions of Let One Hundred Flowers Blossom Written by Guo Moruo”, the AAS 2017 Annual Conference, Toronto, March 2017

· “The Woodblock Printed The Communist Manifesto’, the CCLPS Graduate Conference Book History Beyond the Book, SOAS, University of London, June 2016

· “A Contradicting Practice: Socialist Classification of Publication”, AAS 2016 Annual Conference, Seattle, March 2016

 

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