Researcher

Associate Professor Ping Wang

My Expertise

Classical Chinese literature and philosophy; Chinese language and culture

Fields of Research (FoR)

Literary Studies, Literature in Chinese, Asian Cultural Studies, Stylistics and Textual Analysis, Aesthetics, Philosophy and Religious Studies

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Biography

Dr. Ping Wang is an Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture, the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Wang’s research covers the area of classical Chinese literature, philosophy and aesthetics. She is the co-author of Daxue and Zhongyong, Biligual Edition (Hong Kong: the Chinese University Press, 2012), an extensive study of commentaries on Daxue and Zhongyong, two of the...view more

Dr. Ping Wang is an Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture, the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Wang’s research covers the area of classical Chinese literature, philosophy and aesthetics. She is the co-author of Daxue and Zhongyong, Biligual Edition (Hong Kong: the Chinese University Press, 2012), an extensive study of commentaries on Daxue and Zhongyong, two of the “Four Books” considered amongst the most critically important Confucian classics and Chinese philosophy more broadly, as well as the Mingjia & Related Texts (Hong Kong: the Chinese University Press, 2019). Wang’s research in Classical Chinese literature is focused on poetry, in particular ci-poetry, one of the main poetic genres in the history of Chinese literature. Her research also extends to Chinese literati art and aesthetics. Interdisciplinary approach marks her research. She has published numerous articles on classical Chinese poetry and Chinese literati tradition.

Wang is a recipient of a few international fellowships, including Artist-in-Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, and Affiliated Fellow,  the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

Wang has received her Master’s degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University, China, and PhD from the University of Sydney, Australia. Before joining UNSW, She has taught at universities in China, America, as well as the University of Sydney.


My Grants

  I've been invited as a research partner for International Collaborative projects, including:

  • The Two Million Euros Project "Narrative Modes of Historical Discourse in Asia",  funded by European Research Council, 2015-2019;
  • The  $1,500,000 Project "Core Concepts of Historical Thinking" funded by ERC and Polish foundation for Science, 2019-2021.

My Qualifications

MA BFSU, Beijing;  PhD Syd


My Awards

I have received a few international fellowships, including: 

Visiting Research Fellow, ERC-funded Project, Adam Mickiewicz University , Poland, 2016 & 2019

 Affiliated Fellow,  the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands. 2004 & 2012

 Artist-in-Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France,  2004


My Research Activities

  • International Collaborative projects
  • Book projects, including that on Zhuangzi and Daoist philosophy

My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Classical Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Aesthetics and Stylistics.

 


Currently supervising

2 PhD students and 2 MA students


My Teaching

I teach in the area of Chinese literature, aesthetics, as well as language. The courses I am currently teaching include:

ARTS3456 Classical Chinese Literature

ARTS2464 Chinese Ideas of Beauty and Erotica: Ancient to Modern

ARTS1450 Introductory Chinese A for Non-background Speakers

ARETS1451 Introductory Chinese B for Non-background Speakers

 

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Location

236 Morven Brown

Contact

+61 2 9385 3451
+61 2 9385 2666