Gang Yue 乐钢

Associate Professor of Chinese Language and Humanities &

Chair, Department of Asian Studies

413B Alumni Building
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3267

Fax: 919-843-7817
Office telephone:  919-962-1511
Asian Studies office telephone: 919-962-4294

Gang Yue received his Ph.D in Comparative Literature from the University of Oregon in 1993. He teaches courses in Chinese language, modern Chinese literature and cultural studies, and Asian American studies. His current research is concerned with Chinese cultural production of Tibetan themes, the development of the “Shangri-La” eco-tourism zone in Eastern Tibet, and recent social changes in the multi-ethnic regions of Western China.


Selected Publications

In English

The Mouth That Begs: Hunger, Cannibalism, and the Politics of Eating in Modern China, in the series of Post-Contemporary Intervensions, edited by Stanley Fish and Fredric Jameson. Duke University Press, 1999. 447 pp.

Alai, Red Poppies: A Novel of Tibet, translated by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin( Boston & New York: Houghton Miflin, 2002), Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Resource Center, April, 2005.

“ From Shambhala to Shangri-La: A Traveling Sign in the Era of Global Tourism.” In  Cultural Studies in China, edited by Jin Yuanpu and Tao Dongfeng. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2004, pp. 165-183.

“Echoes from the Himalayas: The Quest of Ma Lihua, a Chinese Intellectual in Tibet.” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 12, No 38 (Feburary 2004): 69-88.

"Alai," "Ma Lihua," "Ma Yuan," "Tashi Dawa"; "Cui Zhiyuan," "Li Tuo," "Wang Hui," "Wang Xiaoming"; “The New Left,” in Encycolopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture, edited by Edward L. Davis. London: Routledge, 2004.

“The Strange Landscape of the Ancient: Environmental Consciousness in ‘The King of Trees’. American Journal of Chinese Studies 5.1 (April 1998): 68-88.

"Between the Classroom and the Showroom: Some Notes towards Teaching Chinese Films." Southeast Review of Asian Studies Vol. XIX (1997): 121-131.

"Surviving (in) 'The Chess King': Toward a Post-Revolutionary Nation-Narration." positions: east asia cultures critique 3.2 (Fall 1995): 564-594.

In Chinese

“教堂山与乔丹的世界” Chapel Hill and Jordan’s World,《天涯》Frontiers 2001.1: 30-37;Anthologized in 韩少功、蒋子丹 Han Shaogong and Jiang Zidan, eds.,《在亚洲的天空下思考》Thinking Under the Skies of Asia (Kunming: Yunnan People’s Publishing Hourse, 2003): 187-96.

“以肉为本,体书‘莫言’” Between the Corporeal Body and the Textual Body: Mo Yan’s Fiction, 《今天》Today 2000.4: 1-15; Anthologized in 王晓明Wang Xiaoming, ed., 《二十世纪中国文学史论》 Anthology of Literary History and Criticism in 20th Century China (Shanghai: New East Center, 2003) and in汪民安 Wang Min’an, ed.,《身体的文化政治学》Cultural Politics of the Body,Kanfeng : Henan University Press, 2004。

“末日启事与生态叙事” Environmental Narrative at the End of the Millennium, 《上海文学》Shanghai Literature 2000.4: 48-54.

“评梵当娜 ? 施瓦的《活下去:妇女、生态、发展》—兼论知识生产的价值问题” The Question of Value in the Production of Knowledge: Vandana Shiva’s Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development, 《视界》Horizons, vol. 1 (May 2000): 218-33.

“环境主义的盛世危言与末日启事” Apocalypse and Millenarian Environmentalism, 《读书》Dushu 2000.5: 20-26.

“解构科索沃” Decontructing Kosovo, 《读书》Dushu 1999.11: 52-60.

“‘真问题’的背后” Behind the ‘Real Problem’ (an essay of cultural and environmental critique of the free market fallacy), 《读书》Dushu 1998: 30-38; Anthologized in罗岗、倪文尖Luo Gang and Ni Wenjian, eds., 《90年代思想文选》Selected Intellectual Essays from the 1990s (Guilin: Gangxi Normal University Press, 2000) vol. 3: 293-303.

“跨越双重梗阻” Beyond Hunger and Indigestion (an essay on mass consumerism in the era of environmental crisis), 《读书》Dushu 1997.9: 90-96. Anthologized in罗岗、倪文尖Luo Gang and Ni Wenjian, eds., 《90年代思想文选》Selected Intellectual Essays from the 1990s (Guilin: Gangxi Normal University Press, 2000) vol. 3: 482-490.


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