Part-time instructor of Chinese Language
Office
RNT-East
Phone
+1 (604) 513-2121 ext. 3115
Email

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Born and educated in China, Na Wu has over twenty years of teaching and researching experience in both English and Chinese language in higher  educational institutes in China, Britain, and Canada. With a number of publications, she has expressed her interest and insight in academic fields ranging from language learning and teaching to literary criticism and cultural studies. Her latest publications of Reinscribing Her Stories in Chinese Contemporary  History:Decoding Goddess out of Battlefields in UK's Women's History Magazine and On Chinese-Canadians' Double Cultural Existence: Decoding Double Happiness in China articulated her sensitivity to the cultural existence of Chinese in different social contexts. She is currently teaching Introductory Chinese courses at TWU as well as intermediate and advanced level directed study courses.

Research & Scholarship

Education

Ph.D. (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies,Guangzhou, China)

MA ( Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China)

BA ( Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China)

Recent Publications

Exertion and Inspiration of Cultural Communications in TCSL Classes, Canadian TCSL Association Magazine ( web), Canada, pp.66-70, 2012.

Constructing Cultural Dialogues in TCSL Classroom, Canadian TCSL Association Magazine (web), Canada, pp.68-74, 2008.

On Chinese Canadians' Double Cultural Existence - Reading Double Happiness, Cultural Studies Magazine, China, (2008), Issue 9, pp.254-261.

Reinscribing Her Stories in Chinese Contemporary History, Women's History Magazine (2004), UK, Issue 47, pp.10-15.

Beyond the Celebration of Hybridity - Reading Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey, Rereading America: Changes and Challenges, Reardon Publishing, UK, March 2004, pp.235-239.

Expertise

English, Chinese.

Courses Taught

CHIN 101 - Introductory Chinese Language and Culture I

CHIN 102 - Introductory Chinese Language and Culture II

CHIN 201 - Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture I

CHIN 202 - Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture II

CHIN 301 - Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture III

CHIN 302 - Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture IV

CHIN 401 - Advanced Chinese Language and Culture I