Curriculum Vita


Wenjia You

Contact

Address

Department of Foreign Languages & Literature
National Chung Cheng University
No.168, Sec. 1, University Rd.,
Min-Hsiung Township,
Chia-yi County 621, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Phone

(O) 05-2720411 ext. 31210; (M) +886-918232299

Email

wenjia_you@yahoo.com



Education

Year

Institution

Degree

Field

1988-1993          

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, U.S.A.)

M.A., Ph.D.

Comparative Literature

1985-1988

University of Florida (Gainesville, U.S.A.)          

M.A.

English

1978-1981   

National Taiwan University  (Taipei, Taiwan)

B.A.

English


Work Experience

Year

Workplace/Employer

Position

1993-present

Chung Cheng University (Chiayi, Taiwan)

Associate Professor

1988-1993

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, U.S.A.)

Teaching Assistant

1985-1987

University of Florida (Gainesville, U.S.A.)

Research Assistant

1985

Concordia Middle School (Chiayi, Taiwan)

English Teacher

1983-1984

Tunghai University (Taichung, Taiwan)

Teaching Assistant


Publications

You, Wenjia.   “Multimedia and English Teaching.” Shu-teh Junior College of Technology and Commerce. Taichung: 2001.

*You, Wenjia.   “When Sherlock Holmes and Freud Meet: Psychoanalysis and the Mystery Story.”  PSYART: A Hyperlink Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts, article 980715.  September 7, 1998.  Available HTTP: http//www.clas.ufl.edu/ipsa/journal/you01.htm, September 12, 1998.

*You, Wenjia and Chehan Lin.  “Interactive WWW-Assisted Instruction: A New Way of Education.”  The 7th International Conference on Computer-Assisted Instruction.  Kaohsiung: 1998.  565-572.

You, Wenjia.  “Ambivalence in Lao She's Early Novels.”  Asian Culture Quarterly 24.2 (Summer 1996): 49-60.

*You, Wenjia.  “Pere Goriot and Melodrama.”  Journal of National Chung Cheng University.  6.1 (1995): 279-295.

You, Wenjia.  “A Horneyan Analysis of Lao Li in Lao She's Divorce.” Chinese Culture 36.3 (September 1995): 89-99.


Conferences


Speeches


Awards

Award

Work

National Science Council Academic Award, 2000. NT$144,000.

“When Sherlock Holmes and Freud Meet: Psychoanalysis and the Mystery Story”

Ministry of Education, Research grants for Improving the Instruction of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1998, 1999.  About NT$220,000 each year.

The research results are partly included in “Interactive WWW-Assisted Instruction: A New Way of Education.”

National Science Council Academic Award, 1998. NT$144,000.

“Ambivalence in Lao She's Early Novels”

National Science Council Academic Award, 1994. NT$144,000.

“Toward a Methodology of Freudian Influence”

Rutgers Scholars Award, 1988. $1,200.

 


Administrative Services/Positions at Chung Cheng University

Year

Position/Service

2015-

Space Allocation & Budget Committee;
Student Recruitment Committee

2009-2014

Guidance Counselor to various levels

2002-2003

Academic Committee; Instruction in the graduate program for English teachers (Teaching English Conversation)

2001-2002

Instruction in the graduate program for English teachers (Teaching Short Stories); Advisor to second-year graduates in Comparative Literature

2000-2001

Advisor to second-year graduates in Comparative Literature

1999-2000

Comparative Literature Graduate Program Steering Committee; Advisor to first-year graduates in English; Graduate Entrance Examination for Comparative Literature

1998-1999

Comparative Literature Graduate Program Steering Committee; Advisor to first-year graduates in English; Graduate Entrance Examination for Comparative Literature

1997-1998

Coordinator, the English Language Education Committee; Coordinator of Departmental Adult Education; University Computer Center Steering Committee

1996-1997

University Computer Center Steering Committee

1995-1996

Coordinator, the English Language Education Committee; Budget Committee; University Council; University Budget Reviewing Committee; University Regulation Reviewing Committee; Graduate Entrance Examination (Translation); Undergraduate Transfer Examination (Backgrounds of Western Literature)

1994-1995

Coordinator, Property Committee; Graduate Committee; College Council; University Council; College Space Allocation Committee; Graduate Entrance Examination (European Literature)

1993-1994

Coordinator, Property Committee; College Space Allocation Committee; Comparative Literature Graduate Institute Planning Committee


Courses Taught at Chung Cheng University as a Full-Timer

Undergraduate

  • Language: English Speaking & Listening; Composition
  • Literature: Introduction to Western Literature; American Literature (II); Popular Literature; Mystery: Horror; Mystery: Detection; Psychological Fiction

Graduate

  • Writing: Research and Writing (1997; 1999); Creative Writing (1999)
  • Literature: Drama and Films (2015); Detective Fiction & Films (2015); Studies in Saul Bellow (2009; 2014); Psychological Approaches to Literature (1993; 2001; 2012); Contemporary Literary Theory (1994; 2002); Studies in Fairy Tales (1995; 1998; 2002; 2013); Neoclassicism (2000); Studies in Fiction (2001);

Adult Education

  • English; Advanced English (1998-2001)

Graduate Program (for English Teachers)

  • Teaching Short Stories (2002); Teaching English Conversation (2003)


Courses Taught at Other Institutions a Part-Timer

Undergraduate

  • Approaches to Literature (Chung-Hua U., 1998); Backgrounds of Western Literature (Chung-Hua U., 1999); Thesis and Research (Providence U., 1997); Advanced Writing (Providence U., 1999); Advanced English Conversation (Providence U., 1999); British Literature (Providence U., 1997)

Graduate

  • Enlightenment (Providence U., 2002); Writing for Technical Fields (Feng-Jia U., 2000); Bibliography and Writing (Providence U., 1999); Psychological Approaches to Literature (Providence U., 1998; 2001)

Note: Providence University and Feng-Jia University are in Taichung. Chung-Hua University here refers to an Adult Education program that university offers in Chiayi City.