Ph.D. Student
Chinese Literature and Cultural Studies

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Research Focus:

ChunHui’s research interests include literature, film, and cultural (re)interpretation; film adaptation; modern and contemporary Chinese literature and cinema; (post)colonial theory and religious, gender, and cultural studies in East Asia.a

Academic History

  • M.A., Chinese Literature, University of Colorado, Boulder
      M.A. Thesis: The Spiritual World of Wang Anyi’s The Song of Everlasting Sorrow

Additional Study:
Kyungnam University (South Korea)

Teaching Experience


  • Spring 2014 – Chinese 3: Elementary Modern Chinese
  • Winter 2014 – Chinese 2: Elementary Modern Chinese
  • Fall 2013 – Chinese 1: Elementary Modern Chinese

Other Teaching Experience:

  • 1/2011      Chinese Language Instructor, Rocky Mountain Chinese School
  • 8/2009-5/2011 Chinese Language Teaching Assistant, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • 6-8/2010   Program Assistant, STARTALK Program for Middle School Teachers, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • 3/2008      Program Leader & Chinese Language Instructor, Adult Language Program, Concordia Village, Minnesota
  • 2007-08    Private Chinese Language Tutor, Moorhead, Minnesota
  • 2007-08    Chinese Language Teacher, Centennial Elementary School, Fargo, North Dakota
  • 2007-08    Teaching Assistant, Chinese Language/Culture, Concordia College, Minnesota
  • 2007         Teacher, Chinese Language and Culture, OSU Intensive Chinese Language Summer Program
  • 2007         Teaching Assistant, “Chinese Communism,” Tamkang University, Taiwan
  • 2003-04    English Teacher, Hess English Institution, Taiwan
  • 2002-04    Chinese Teacher, Chin-In Bu xi ban, Taiwan


  • 2012-2014, Center for Taiwan Studies Fellowship, UCSB Scholarship from Ministry of Education, Republic of China
  • 2011-2012, Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Summer 2007, Awarded College Board Scholarship for Summer Chinese Language Teaching Program, Ohio State University
  • 2007, Honor member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, Taiwan

Conference Papers

    • 9/2011

“Useful Forms of Old and New: The Historical Significance of Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies Literature.” 33rd Mid-American Conference on History, Oklahoma.

    • 4/2011

“Father Knows Best: Floating Identities and Generation Cultural Contradiction in Ang Lee’s Pushing Hands.” UCLA 4th China Undisciplined Graduate Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

    • 2/2011

“A Life Extraordinary: Gender and Androgyny in Wang Anyi’s Brothers.” CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Annual Conference, Boulder, Colorado.

    • 10/2008

“Also Like Life: Tradition and Change of Glove Puppet Theater in Taiwan 1895-2004.” Co- presented with Clayton Caroon. The American Folklore Society Annual Meeting. Louisville, KY.

    • 5/2008

“Also Like Life: Tradition and Change of Glove Puppet Theater in Taiwan 1895-2004.” Co- presented with Clayton Caroon. Translation/Transformation, a joint conference sponsored by The Ohio State University Folklore Student Association and the Indiana University Folklore & Ethnomusicology Student Association. Columbus, Ohio.


  • Professor Michael Berry