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Dr Renfang Tang


Renfang Tang

Lecturer in Chinese Studies

Biography Programme Director for Chinese Studies/ Module Leader for Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Cinema and Literature/ Module Leader for Chinese Language 4, 5 and 6.

Dr Renfang Tang is currently Co-Programme Director for Chinese Studies at the University of Hull. Renfang joined the University as a full-time lecturer in June 2019. Before that she taught languages (English, Chinese) and cultures for 18 years in Chinese universities. Renfang obtained a PhD from Drama of the University of Hull in 2016.
Research Interests Renfang's research areas include comparative and intercultural theatre studies, Chinese Shakespeare performance, drama translation, Chinese cinema and theatre.

Renfang is a specialist in Drama with a focus on Shakespeare and Chinese Theatre. Her PhD dissertation is on adaptations and performances of Shakespeare in Chinese theatrical genres and Chinese languages. She is the published author of many academic articles, book chapters and the editor of books. Renfang has presented her research findings at international conferences in Paris, Shanghai, University of Warwick, Vancouver, Stockholm and Rome.
Teaching and Learning Renfang is currently teaching /leading the following modules at the undergrauduate level´╝Ü
1. Chinese Language 5&6 (Year 4 );
2. Module Leader for Chinese Language 3&4 (Year 2).
3. Introduction to East Asian Popular Culture
4. Chinese Arts: Forms and Aesthetics
5. Presenting and Representing the Past
6. Gender and Sexulaity in Chinese Cinema and Literature
Scopus Author ID 57214457305