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Wenbo Chang

Wenbo Chang
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Instructor of Chinese Language

After teaching at The Ohio State University and Georgia Institute of Technology, Wenbo Chang is a lecturer of Chinese language and literature in the Department of Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies at the University of Georgia. Her primary research area is premodern Chinese drama, its role as a potent intermediary between popular and elite cultures, and its intersection with ritual, power, gender, and cultural studies. Her research interests also include intellectual history, religious studies, and narrative of the strange. Besides her research, Wenbo is dedicated to Chinese language pedagogy and technology, with decade-long experience of teaching Chinese language at all proficiency levels. 

Selected Publications:

Guo Yingde, Wenbo Chang, Patricia Sieber and Xiaohui Zhang, ed. How To Read Chinese Drama in Chinese: A Language Companion. Columbia University Press (2023). 


Wenbo Chang. “Performing the Role of Playwright: Jia Zhongming’s sanqu Songs in the Supplement to The Register of Ghosts.” Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, volume 8:1 (2021): 59-88.   

Articles Featuring Wenbo Chang

Placement tests for Asian languages will be held during office hours the first week of classes. If you are interested in taking a Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese language class in the fall and need a placement test, you can contact the following…

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