Dr. Eve Yi Lin

ERC-Project “READCHINA: The Politics of Reading in the People's Republic of China”

Eveprofile.jpegMailing Address:

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg   
Institut für Sinologie
Werthmannstraße 12
79098 Freiburg, Germany

Belfortstr. 18 (VH), Room 03 006
79098 Freiburg, Germany

Phone: +49 761 203-97673
E-Mail: yi.lin@sinologie.uni-freiburg.de


Research Interests

Chinese society and culture in time of consumerism
Literary criticism and cultural studies
Comparative literature
Anglo-American literature



2019 –
PhD student, University of Freiburg
“Reading Literature in Post-Mao China”

2014 – 2019
Ph.D. English Department, School of Foreign Studies, Nanjing University (China)
“Heiresses of the Great Tradition: Vicissitudes of Liberal Humanism among Post-War British Women Novelists”

2012 – 2014
MA in English Language and Literature, Nanjing University
“On the Posthumanist Views in Angela Carter’s Science Fiction Writing”

2008 – 2012
BA in English, Zhengzhou University (China)

Academic Experience:
2016 – 2017 Visiting Scholar, Duke University (USA)


Research projects

2019 —

Project Member, ERC-Project “The Politics of Reading in the People’s Republic of China (READCHINA),” Institute of Chinese Studies at the University of Freiburg

2016 — 2017

Participant, “Post-War World History and the Development of Literature Overseas” (Research project, funded by the National Social Science Fund of China. Project No. 11&ZD137.)


Participant, “A Study of Postmodern Realism in Contemporary British Fiction” (Research project, funded by The Social Science Fund of Jiangsu Province, China.
Project No. 10WWC007.)



“Speech Acts and Ethics in King Lear.” Eva Haettner Aurelius, He Chengzhou and Jon Helgason eds., Performativity and Literature – The Lund-Nanjing Seminars. Stockholm: Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (KVHAA), 2016. 175-189. 

Lin, Yi and Wang Shouren. “Perseverance in Paradox: Contemporary Developments and Theories of Realist Literature.” Foreign Literature Studies《外国文学研究》(June 2016). 152-160.

“Narrating Ethics of the Other in Margaret Drabble’s The Red Queen. Contemporary Foreign Literature《当代外国文学》(January 2016). 60-67. 

Wang, Shouren and Lin Yi. “On William Shakespeare as the UK’s Most Representative Cultural Icon and the Choice of China’s Cultural Icon.” Foreign Languages Research《外语研究》(June 2014). 85-90. 

“Reconsidering Human existence: Posthumanist Views in Angela Carter’s Science Fictions.” Studies of English Literature in the New Century《新世纪英语文学研究》. Eds. Wang Shouren and Chen Bing. Nanjing: Nanjing UP, 2014. 164-180. 

“Voyage through Time and Space: Narrative of Desire in Duras’ L’Amant and L’Amant de la Chine du Nord.”Études Française《法国研究》(Jan2014).55-60. 

“On Women’s Loss of Humanity in Angela Carter’s ‘Master’ and ‘The Tiger’s Bride’.” Masterpieces Review《名作欣赏》(Oct 2013). 66-68. 


Grants and Awards

• State-sponsored overseas academic exchange (Duke University, USA). Sept 2016 – Oct 2017, China Scholarship Counsel. 

• National Scholarship for Ph.D. Students. 2017. 

• “Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award” of Jiangsu Province, China, 2015. 

• “Outstanding Bachelor’s Thesis Award” of Zhengzhou University, 2012. 



Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institut für Sinologie
Werthmannstraße 12
D-79098 Freiburg i. Br.

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