Professor Wiebke Denecke is the new selected holder of the S.C. Fang Professor in Chinese Language and Culture! Late CMS/W Professor Jing Wang was the S. C. Fang Professor of Chinese Language and Culture; unfortunately, she passed away in July 2021. Professor Denecke is a professor of East Asian Literatures; trained in Sinology, Japanology, Korean studies, Philosophy, and Medicine in her native Germany, in Hungary, Norway, Dalian, Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, and Boston. She received her BA and MA from the University of Göttingen and her PhD from Harvard University. Her research and teaching encompass the classical literatures and philosophical traditions of China, Japan, and Korea, comparative studies of East Asia and the premodern world, world literature, and the politics of cultural heritage and memory.
Prof Wiebke Denecke selected as the S.C. Fang Professor in Chinese Language and Culture!
Published on: May 15, 2023