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Yvonne Chang

Distinguished Fellow


PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN STUDIES AND THE PROGRAM IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE | THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Yvonne Chang is a professor in the Department of Asian Studies and the Program in Comparative Literature at The University of Texas at Austin. She is also the director of the Center for Taiwan Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Dr. Chang is the author of Literary Culture in Taiwan: Martial Law to Market Law (Columbia University Press, 2004) and Modernism and the Nativist Resistance: Contemporary Chinese Fiction from Taiwan (Duke University Press, 1993), and a co-editor of The Columbia Sourcebook of Literary Taiwan (Columbia University Press, 2014) and Bamboo Shoots After the Rain: Contemporary Stories by Women Writers of Taiwan (Feminist Press, 1990). Her books published in the Chinese language include現代主義 ‧ 當代台灣 (Modernism/Contemporary Taiwan,2015),当代台湾文学场域 (Literary Field in Contemporary Taiwan,2015) and 文學場域的變遷:當代台灣小說論 (Transformations of A Literary Field: On Contemporary Taiwan Fiction, 2001). Dr. Chang’s articles have appeared in journals, edited volumes and anthologies in English and Chinese. 

Dr. Chang has taught or served as visiting scholar at National Taiwan University, University of Kansas, National Tsing Hua University, Fu Jen Catholic University, National Cheng Kung University, Xiamen University and the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy at Academia Sinica. 

She was the president of the Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL) from 1999 to 2000 and has served on a dozen editorial boards and held offices in scholarly organizations. She received her BA from National Taiwan University, MA from the University of Michigan and PhD from Stanford University.