Rujie Wang

Rujie Wang

Professor, Chair of Chinese

Department/Affiliation: Chinese, Comparative Literature, East Asian Studies
Phone: 330-263-2438
Office Address: 203 Kauke


  • Peking Normal University 1981
  • B.A. Wabash College 1983
  • M.A. Rutgers 1986
  • Ph.D. Rutgers 1993

Courses Taught

  • CHIN 101 and 102:  Beginning Chinese Level I and II
  • CHIN 201 and 202:  Intermediate Chinese I and II
  • CHIN 301 and 302:  Advanced Intermediate Chinese I and II
  • CHIN 220:  Rebels, Romantics and Reformers, Being Young in China
  • CHIN 222:  Women in Chinese Literature, Daughters of the Patriarch
  • CHIN 223:  Chinese Cinema as Cultural Translation and Self-Representation
  • First-Year Seminar:  Chinese Box


Wang’s research interests include Lu Xun, Chinese realism, and Chinese cinema.

  • Published - East Asia
  • Published - Asian Cinema
  • Published - Canadian Review of Comparative Literature
  • Book Review - Journal of Asian Studies
  • Contributor - Gale Encyclopedia of Modern China on such important modern writers as Ba Jin and Gao Xingjian.
  • Published Translations of American writers in English World and Masterpieces of Twentieth Century English Prose.