Ziying You

Ziying You

Visiting Mellon PostDoc, OSU

Department/Affiliation: Chinese
Phone: 330-287-1920*
Office Address: 229 Kauke
Email
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Degrees

  • Ph.D. East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies: Folklore, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • M.A. Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • B.A. Chinese Language and Literature Education, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China

Courses Taught

  • Chinese Individualized Instruction at all levels
  • EALL 1231: East Asian Humanities
  • CHIN 301 and 302: High Intermediate Chinese I and II
  • CHIN 311 and 312: Advanced Chinese I and II
  • CHIN 225: Myths, Legends and Beliefs in China
  • CHIN 399: Food and Religion in China
  • CHIN 401: Junior Independent Study

Publications


Peer-reviewed Books & Chapters

You, Ziying. Contested Tradition, Heritage, and Folk Literati in Contemporary China. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (Under an advance book contract & under revision)

You, Ziying and Lijun Zhang, eds. Chinese Folklore Studies Today: Discourse and Practice. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (Under an advance book contract & under review)

Two chapters included:

You, Ziying. “Contested Myth, History, and Beliefs: Remaking Yao and Shun’s Stories in Hongtong, Shanxi.” In Chinese Folklore Studies Today: Discourse and Practice, edited by You, Ziying and Lijun Zhang. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (Under review)

You, Ziying, and Lijun Zhang, Introduction to Chinese Folklore Studies Today: Discourse and Practice, edited by You, Ziying and Lijun Zhang. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (Under review)

 

Peer-reviewed Journal

You, Ziying, and Patricia A. Hardwick, eds. Traditions in Transition: Intangible Cultural Heritage in Asia. A special issue for Asian Ethnology. (In Progress)

One article included:

You, Ziying. “Conflicts over Tradition: ‘Feudal Superstitions’ as Intangible Cultural Heritage in China.” Asian Ethnology. (In Progress)

 

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

You, Ziying. 2017. “Cong hongshui shenhua dao hongshui xushi: Shanxi Hongtong yi zaimin wei zhongxin de zainan xushi he shequ chongjian从洪水神话到洪水叙事:山西洪洞以灾民为中心的灾难叙事和社区重建(From Flood Myth to Flood Narrative: Survivor-centered Disaster Narrative and Community Rebuilding in Hongtong, Shanxi).” Minsu yanjiu 民俗研究(Folklore Studies) 4: 117-126.

You, Ziying. 2017. “Bianqian zhong de chuantong: Shanxi Hongtong youguan feiyi baohu de chongtu yu zhengyi 变迁中的传统:山西洪洞有关非遗保护的冲突与争议(Changing Tradition: Contentious Responses to the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Hongtong, Shanxi).” Wenhua yichan 文化遗产 (Cultural Heritage) 1: 33-42.

You, Ziying. 2015.”Entertaining Deities and Humans with Performances of Puju (Puzhou Opera) at a Temple Fair in Yangxie Village, Southwestern Shanxi, May 29-June 2, 2013.” Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature 34 (2): 139-161.

You, Ziying. 2015.”Shifting Actors and Power Relations: Contentious Local Responses to the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China.” Journal of Folklore Research 52 (2-3): 253-268.

Reprinted in UNESCO on the Ground: Local Perspectives on Global Policy for Intangible Cultural Heritage, edited by Michael Dylan Foster and Lisa Gilman, 113-128. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Lloyd, Timothy, and Ziying You. 2013. “Meiguo gonggong minsuxue de guoqu, xianzai he weilai 美国公共民俗学的过去、现在和未来(The Past, Present, and Future of Public Folklore in America).” Translated by Ling Ding. Minsu yanjiu 6: 30-41.

You, Ziying. 2012. “Tradition and Ideology: Creating and Performing New Gushi in China from 1962 to 1966.” Asian Ethnology 71 (2): 259-280.

 

Book Review

You, Ziying. 2012. “Review of Burning Money: The Material Spirit of the Chinese Lifeworld, by C. Fred Blake.” Asian Ethnology 71 (2): 298-300.

 

Other Articles

You, Ziying. 2017. ”How China-US Folkloristic Exchanges Influenced Me.” In Metafolklore: Stories of Sino-US Folkloristic Communication, edited by Juwen Zhang and Junhua Song.Guangzhou: Sun Yat-sen University Press.

You, Ziying. 2004. “‘Minjian wenhua qingnian luntan’ da shi ji ‘民间文化青年论坛’大事记(Annals of ’Youth Forum on Folk Culture Studies’).” in Zhongguo minjian wenhua de xueshushiguanzhao 中国民间文化的学术史关照(The View of the Intellectual History of Chinese Folk Culture), edited by Chen Yongchao, 358–392. Harbin: Heilongjiang People’s Publishing House.

You, Ziying. 2002. ”Lun zhongguo sangzang lisu zhong sangfu de gongyong jiqi suo baohan de chuantong guannian 论中国丧葬礼俗中丧服的功用及其所包涵的传统观念(On Function and Traditional Meaning of Mourning Apparel in the Rites and Customs of Chinese Funerals).” Babaoshan 八宝山 4: 17-25.

 

Encyclopedia Entries

You, Ziying. 2009. “Minjian youyi 民间游艺 (Folk Games and Folk Arts),” in Zhongguo dabaike quanshu 中国大百科全书(Chinese Encyclopedia). The Second Edition. Beijing: ChinaEncyclopedia Publishing House.

 

Translations (from English into Chinese)

Lindahl, Carl. 2014. “Legends of Hurricane Katrina: The Right To Be Wrong, Survivor-to-Survivor Storytelling, and Healing.” Translated by Ziying You. Minjian wenhua luntan 民间文化论坛 (Forum on Folk Culture) 2: 24-50.

Sherman, Sharon R. 2011. Documenting Ourselves: Film, Video, and Culture. Translated by Juwen Zhang, et al. (including Ziying You). Wuhan: Central China Normal University Press.

Jones, Michael Owen. 2006. “A Feeling for Form, the Urge to Create, and the Need to Express: Art and Aesthetics in the Home, Workplace, and Sanctuary.” Translated by ZiyingYou. Minjian wenhua luntan 2: 64-71.

Jones, Michael Owen. 2006. “What is Folk Art, and When will it Die Out? On Traditional Aesthetic Behavior in Everyday Life.” Translated by Ziying You. Minjian wenhua luntan 1: 43-52.

Sherman, Sharon R. 2005. “Focusing In: Film and the Survival of Folklore Studies in the 21st Century”. Translated by You, Ziying, and Juwen Zhang. Minjian wenhua luntan 6: 51-61.

Jones, Michael Owen. 2005. “Artifacts, History, Culture, or Behavior: How Do We Study Folk Art and Technology?” Translated by Ziying You. Minjian wenhua luntan 5: 78-89.


Research Interests

  • Chinese Oral and Performing Literature
  • Folklore Studies
  • Myths, Legends, and Beliefs in China
  • Narrative and Narrative Theory
  • Digital Media and Ethnographic Filmmaking
  • Grassroots agency in the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

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