Ping Wang

Senior Lecturer (Chinese)
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Ping Wang is a senior lecturer in the School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Wang’s research covers the area of classical Chinese literature, philosophy and art. 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. 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.

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Publications

Books
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Wang P, 2017, Chinese For Advanced Learners: Language, Society and Culture, UNSW Press, Sydney: UNSW
2017
Wang P, 2012, Daxue & Zhongyong, 1st, The Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2012
Book Chapters
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Wang P, 2017, '“The Chinese Concept of Friendship: Confucian Ethics and the Literati Narratives of Pre-Modern China”', in Conceptualising Friendship in Time and Place, Brill Value Inquiry Book Series / So, Leiden & Boston, pp. 25 - 58
2017
Wang P, 2016, 'Chi Li, Lang Ping, Nie Hualing', in Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women The Twentieth Century 1912–2000 (Chinese edition), Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 128, 341, 478 - 132, 343, 482
2016
Wang P, 2014, 'Li Qingzhao', in Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women, Routledge, pp. 214 - 220, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780765643148/
2014
Wang P, 2013, 'To Stay or to Leave: The Dilemma of Ancient Chinese Literati and Exilic Writing', in Journeys and Destinations; Studies in Travel, Identity, and Meaning, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 217 - 242, http://www.cambridgescholars.com/journeys-and-destinations-14
2013
Wang P, 2008, 'Review of Stephen Owen’s The Making of Early Chinese Classical Poetry. Harvard University Press, 2006', in Asian Studies Review, edn. 32 (4) 2008., Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, England, pp. 539 - 541
2008
Wang P, 2005, 'Review on Figments of the Supernatural', in MCLC Resource Center Publications, edn. Original, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, online at: http://mclc.osu.edu/rc/pubs/reviews/wangping.htm, pp. 1 - 6
2005
Conference Papers
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Wang P, 2012, 'A multi-dimensional Approach to Chinese Language and Culture', in Conference Procedding, 2012 TCLT7 Organizing Committee, National Foreign Language Resource Centre, University of Hawaii, Hololulu: University of Hawaii, pp. 421 - 428, presented at The 7th International Conference & Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 25 May 2012 - 27 May 2012, http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/14559
2012
Conference Presentations
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Wang P, 2010, '“Classical Chinese Poetry and Literati Painting”', presented at the Chinese Studies Association of Australia (CSAA) Biannual conference, University of Sydney, 09 July 2009 - 11 July 2009
2010
Journal articles
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Johnston I; Wang P, 2014, 'Reply to Curie Virág', Dao, vol. 13, pp. 589 - 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11712-014-9404-z
2014
Johnston I; Wang P, 2014, 'Reply to Curie Virág', Dao, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11712-014-9404-z
2014
Wang P, 2013, 'The Inner Workings of Lu Xun’s Mind: Behind the Author’s Pen-Names', Frontiers of Literary Studies in China, vol. 7, pp. 459 - 482, http://dx.doi.org/10.3868/s010-002-013-0026-7
2013
Wang P, 2012, 'From Luzhen to Sendai: Locality and Metonym in Lu Xun's Pseudonyms', Provincial China, vol. Vol. 4, pp. 27 - 67
2012
Wang P, 2012, 'Lasting Sorrow: Chinese Literati's Emotions on their journeys', Literature & Aesthetics, vol. 22, pp. 234 - 256, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=771394618857571;res=IELLCC
2012
Wang P, 2010, 'A Solitary Boat in the Autumn Chill: Chinese Ci-Poetry and Literati Painting', Literature and Aesthetics, vol. 20, pp. 123 - 153
2010
Wang P, 2008, 'Catching butterflies: a stylistic approach to classical Chinese ci- poetry', Linguistics and the Human Sciences, vol. 2, pp. 461 - 483
2008
Wang P, 2007, 'The Historical and Cultural Contexts of Chinese Language', China Insights Today, vol. 1, pp. 14 - 17
2007