Personal Information: Yanwei Li, PhD, Professor, Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar
Majors: History (Chinese and America), Languages & Literatures (Chinese and America), Translation, Second language acquisition, Tourist Industry
PhD in World History, especially American history and social culture with the dissertation research concentrating on American Industrialization and Progressivism, the Center of American History and Culture, School of History, Nankai University.
M.A. Degree in English, Linguistics and Literature , Foreign languages dept. and tourist dept. , School of Foreign Language and Literature, Nankai University, especially American history and social culture with the dissertation research concentrating on American Literature.
B.A. Degree of Tourism & English, Tourism Department of Nankai University, with the dissertation research concentrating on Chinese dragon culture.
3.Positions & Employments
English Department, School of Liberal Arts and Law, Tianjin University.
Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar (Oct.2015- Oct.2016).
Rice University, TX, U.S. (Jul. 2006).
Heidelberg University, OH, U.S. (Oct.2009-Apr.2010).
Grammar; Integrated English; Reading, Writing and Translation; Literature; Listening; Oral English; European History and Culture; American History and Culture; etc.
(1) 2 BOOKS have been Published in 2008 and 2009:
★Intellectuals and Reform: a New Interpretation about the American Progressive Movement (by the Publishing House of China’s Social Science, 2009 )
★The Story of Reform in the United States: on American Progressive Movement (by the Publishing House of Beijing University, 2008)
(2) About 40 ESSAYS on history, literature, translation and language teaching have been published in Different Academic Journals such as:
“The Triangle Fire” and the Reform of American Labor Law (2013)
American Social Problems and Progressive Movement in the Period of Industrialization (2011)
Jungle and Upton Sinclair’s Historic Choice (2011)
American Progressive Movement and the Rise of American Middle Class (2010)
The Rise of Social Gospel Movement in the United States (2009)
The Leadership and the Characteristics of the American Progressive Movement (2008)
On the Motivations of the Progressive Reform Movements ( 2006 )
The Rise of Muckraking Movement ( 2003 )
An Interpretation of John Smith’s “Village Of Life in China ” (2003)
Formation of American English and its Relationship with American History (2000)
(3) 2 Government Funded ACADEMIC PROJECTS at present:
★“From Romanticism to Realism: Ellen Glasgow’s Contribution to the Transformation of American Literature”, sponsored by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China
★“Ellen Glasgow: her thought and her role in the Development of American Literature”, sponsored by the Municipal Social and Humanity Academic Fund of Tianjin.
6.Honors & Awards
Was Invited to write an article in the journal People’s Tribune in 2011
Was invited for an interview by China Central Television Channel 2(CCTV-2 ) in 2010
Won the Prize of the “Excellent Woman Teacher Of Tianjin University in 2012 to 2013”
Won the Prize of the “Excellent Woman Teacher Of Tianjin University in 2010 to 2011”
Won the Prize of the “Excellent Union Teacher Of Tianjin University in 2008 to 2009”
Won the Prize of the “Excellent Union Teacher Of Tianjin University in 2007 to 2008”
Won the Prize of the “Excellent Woman Teacher Of Tianjin University 2006 to 2007”
Was awarded “Model Teacher” in 2001
Address: English Department, School of Foreign Languages and Literature, Tianjin University
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