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Joanne Tsao

Lecturer, Chinese
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography

Joanne Tsao, lecturer in Chinese, received her PhD. and MA. in Chinese Literature from Arizona State University and her MS. in Education with a focus on TESL from Shenandoah University. Her primary field of research is early medieval and medieval Chinese literature. She teaches Literary Chinese, Chinese language, and content courses of Chinese history and Chinese culture.

Research Interests

Joanne Tsao's primary field of research is early medieval and medieval Chinese literature. She works on poetry, cities, princesses and entertainers, materials and objects in pre-modern Chinese literature; as well as syntax, philology, and literacy.

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 194Special Topics
CHI 308Intro to Literary Chinese II
CHI 470Modern Chinese Lit & Culture
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 120Intro to Chinese Culture
SLC 120Intro to Chinese Culture
CHI 307Intro to Literary Chinese I
CHI 348Pathways into Chinese Culture
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 101First-Year Chinese I
CHI 308Intro to Literary Chinese II
CHI 470Modern Chinese Lit & Culture
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 301Third-Year Chinese I
CHI 307Intro to Literary Chinese I
CHI 348Pathways into Chinese Culture
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 308Intro to Literary Chinese II
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 308Intro to Literary Chinese II
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 307Intro to Literary Chinese I
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 308Intro to Literary Chinese II
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 307Intro to Literary Chinese I
Presentations

Joanne Tsao is currently teaching courses of Literary Chinese (Classical Chinese), Chinese Culture (in both English and Chinese), and Chinese History and Modern Chinese Literature in Chinese.