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Zu-Yan Chen


Distinguished Teaching Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies;
Director of the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Fudan University

Office: LS G612
Phone: 777-3056

Areas of Study and Interest

Classical Chinese poetry and poetics
Historical bibliography
Language pedagogy

Recent Courses

Li Bai and Du Fu
Confucius’s Analects
Classical Chinese Literature in Translation
Classical Chinese

Selected Publications

Confucius: Eternal Sage (editor). San Francisco: Long River Press, 2013.

Cultural Chinese: Readings in Art, Literature, and History, co-authored with Hong Zhang. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2012.

Confucius’ Analects: An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Culture. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2010.

Li Bai and Du Fu: An Advanced Reader of Chinese Language and Literature. Boston: Cheng & Tsui, 2007.

Chinese Through Song, co-authored with Hong Zhang and Rober Daly. Binghamton: Global Publications, 2001, SUNY Press 2010.

Zhang Yue nianpu (A Chronological Biography of Zhang Yue). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1984.

Current Professional Activities


University Award for Excellence in International Education, 2013.
State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009.

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Last Updated: 11/17/14