Yang Zhao

Chinese literature

Yang’s research focuses on Ming-Qing Chinese literature. She is also interested in translation studies and Japanese literature.

Academic History

  • Xi’an University of Science and Technology
  • B.A., University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • M.A., University of Georgia
    Thesis Title: “Judge Bao, Hamlet and Dupin: Waking Dreamers in Chinese and Western Detective Stories”


Teaching Experience

  • Fall 2015  –  Chinese 1: Elementary Modern Chinese; Dr. Hsu

Conference Papers

  • “Dramas in the Dream of the Red Chamber” – Paper presented at the 2012 Southeast Conference/Association of Asian Studies, Greenville, SC. 14 Jan 2012.


  • 2010-2011  –  International Student Scholarship, University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Spring 2009 – Spring 2010  –  Dean’s Academic Excellence Award, University of Nebraska at Kearney