Associate Professor Yi Zheng

Associate Professor, Chinese and Comparative Literature
PhD, the University of Pittsburgh
School of Humanities & Languages


9385 1730
Room 253, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: Cultural Studies, Literature in Chinese, Comparative Literature Studies
Tags: Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture, Communication Across Languages and Culture, Languages and Literature


PhD, the University of Pittsburgh

Research fields: modern Chinese literature, comparative literature, intellectual history, aesthetics, cultural studies

Postgraduate supervision interests: modern Chinese literature, comparative literature, cultural and intellectual history, Chinese cultural studies



Yi Zheng teaches undergraduate courses in Chinese Studies subjects. Her postgraduate supervision interests include: modern Chinese literature, cultural history, intellectual history, comparative and Chinese cultural studies, contemporary Chinese culture and society.

Honours and prizes

2010 (Dec.)-2011 (March)          Senior (Visiting) Fellow, Asia Research Institute, the National University of Singapore

2009  (July-August)       Guest Scholar, Centre for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin

1999-2000                   Agora Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Studies), Berlin

2000 (winter)              Senior Fellow, Collegium Budapest (Institute for Advanced Studies), Budapest

1997-1998                   Post-doctoral Fellow, Porter Institute for Comparative Poetics, Tel Aviv University

1996-1997                   Visiting Fellow, JFK Institute, Freie Universität, Berlin        

1989-1990                   Fulbright Graduate Scholar, US Information Agency

Affiliations and membership

Australian Association for Chinese Studies, Asian Studies Association, American Comparative Literature Association