Baoli Yang is a part-time lecturer in Studies in International Literatures & Cultures. She is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at Brown University, where she primarily focuses on medieval Sinoscript literature and its modern repercussions, manuscript culture, Chinese poetics, empire studies, and Silk Road studies. A multilingual and interdisciplinary scholar, she has received fellowships from the Watson Institute’s China Initiative and the Harvard-Yenching Institute to support her research. She is currently working on her dissertation “Literary Strata of Imperial Borders: Sinoscript Culture and Its Encounters Around the 8th Century.” She previously taught courses related to Chinese culture and literature at Dartmouth College, UCLA, and Brown University.
Ph.D. candidate Brown University
M.A. Dartmouth College
B.A. Beijing Normal University