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Junwei Yao Professor

Research Interests: 
English and American literature, comparative literature


Educational Background

PhD, Literature, Shanghai International Studies University (2000)

MA, Literature, Shanghai International Studies University (1990)

BA, English, Soochow University, (1983)

Research Projects

  • A Study of the Cultural Connotations and Narrative Art of the Short Stories of Susan Sontag

Journal Articles

  1. “Multiple Functions of Translator’s Notes in Literary Translation” ( with Yao Wang)
  2. “Susan Sontag: A New Member of American Library”
  3. “How Translators Exist: Ways in Which Translators Construct Their Cultural Identities ( with Yao Wang)”


  1. Cultural Relativism: Pearl Buck’s Presentation of Chinese and Western Cultures
  2. Pearl S. Buck on the Chinese Novel

Academic Title

  • Director of Institute Foreign Languages and Cultures