Tianya Wang

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Position Title
Graduate Student in Comparative Literature, Teaching Assistant in Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature

815 Sproul
Office Hours
Tuesday and Friday 9-10 am


Stefan Uhlig, Chunjie Zhang

Education and Degree(s)

  • B.A. in English, University of Science and Technology Beijing
  • M.A. in English, Fordham University
  • Ph.D. in progress, University of California, Davis
  • Certificate, exchange student at UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Barbara

Research Interest(s)

  • Literature in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain, Germany, and China (, i.e., Romanticism)
  • Poetry, religion, historiography
  • Representation of classical myths and historiography in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature
  • Nature, mortality, sensibility
  • Translation studies

Teaching Experience

  • COM 6 Myths and Legends (Fall 2015, Winter 2017, Fall 2017)
  • COM 7 Literature of Fantasy and the Supernatural (Winter 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017)



English, Chinese, German, elementary French