Teng Xu

Teng Xu

Specialization: Contemporary Chinese media and culture

Office: HSSB 2214

Office Hours: Tuesdays 2–3pm and Thursdays 10–11am
Office Hours Time Period: Spring 2019

Email:teng@ucsb.edu

Academic History

  • M.Phil., Social Anthropology, University of Oxford, 2014.
  • B.A., French, Renmin University of China, 2012.
  • Anthropology, Université Paris Nanterre, 2010–2011.

Advisors

Conference Papers

  • June 2019  –  ‘Nihilistic Despair: Lu Xun’s “Diary of a Madman” as a Diagnosis of Modern China’, Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC) 2019 Conference, Saint Mary’s College of California
  • April 2019  –  ‘How Queer Is Queer Enough? The Use of Online Media by LGBT Organisations in Post-Mao Urban China’, German Association for Asian Studies (DGA) Conference on Contemporary Asia, Universität Würzburg

Translations

Teaching Assistantships

  • Spring 2019, ’18, ’17, & ’16  –  EACS 4B: East Asian Traditions: Modern
  • Winter 2019  –  RG ST 4/EACS 5: Introduction to Buddhism
  • Fall 2018, ’16, & ’15  –  RG ST/EACS 21: Zen Buddhism
  • Winter 2018, ’17, & ’16  –  EACS 4A: East Asian Traditions: Pre-modern
  • Fall 2017  –  CHIN 35: Introduction to Taiwan Literature