Professor of School of Foreign Language

Phone: 02787558364

Email: tanyuan@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: German Literature, Translation Studies, Comparative Literature

Yuan Tan is the Professor at School of Foreign Languages and Literature at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). His research spans fault German literature, translation study, comparative literature. He is the project leaders of some national research grants. He is widely published in the leading scholarly journals in foreign literature study. Professor Tan teaches in many of HUST Education programs as well as German literature including Literature History, Literature Translation and Intercultural Analysis.

Academic Degrees

2000.10-2006.5  University Göttingen, PhD

1992. 9-2000.7  Fudan University Shanghai, Master

Professional Experience

2011.3-2011.9 University of Auckland – visitor professor

2013.11-present Huazhong University of Science and Technology – Professor

2008.6-2013.10 Huazhong University of Science and Technology –Associate Professor

2007.4-2010.4 Wuhan Institute of Technology – Guest Professor

2006.6-2008.5 University Göttingen - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Selected Publications

2011.3-2011.9 University of Auckland – visitor professor

2013.11-present Huazhong University of Science and Technology – Professor

2008.6-2013.10 Huazhong University of Science and Technology –Associate Professor

2007.4-2010.4 Wuhan Institute of Technology – Guest Professor

2006.6-2008.5 University Göttingen - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Awards and Honors

Research Grants:

  • Chinese National Social Science Foundation,The Chinese Women in German Literature(11CWW021),Project Leader;
  • Chinese National Social Science Foundation,Classic German Philosophy and Intensive Research of German Culture(12&ZD126),Project Sub-Leader;
  • Chinese National Social Science Foundation,The Translation and Research of Goethe’s Works(14ZDB091),Project Sub-Leader;
  • Chinese Ministry of Education,New Century Excellent Talents Program, Translation and Reconstruction of Chinese Classics in Germany(NCET-11-0180), Project Leader.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Course:

1. German Literature History

2. German-Chinese Translation

3. Selected Works of German Literature

Graduate Course:

1. Introduction to Literature Analysis

2. Intercultural Analysis

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