Min-Min Liang is a Lecturer in Chinese, which she has taught at MIT since 2000. She regularly teaches Chinese I, II, and III, in both the Regular and Streamlined tracks. Prior to MIT, she taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, Simmons College and Brookline High School. She also serves as Secretary of the ACTFL Special Interest Group on Heritage Languages.
Liang is a co-author of Modern Readers with Performance-Based Tasks (2015) and has developed two websites focused on the study and appreciation of Chinese-language literature: Teaching Chinese Writing, and Chinese Contemporary Writers. She also developed Puzzles for Reading and Writing to encourage learner interaction with Chinese characters and associated vocabularies. Liang regularly presents work on Chinese pedagogical topics at pedagogical society meetings.
In addition to Chinese literature and translation, Liang’s pedagogical foci include technologies for language pedagogy, education theory, and self-publishing as a pedagogical tool.
MA Harvard University
BA National Taiwan University