Yurou Zhong

Yurou Zhong (Ph.D., Columbia University)
Assistant Professor
Department of East Asian Studies
Office Phone: 416-978-4295
Office Location: Robarts Library 14091 (14th Floor)
E-mail: yurou[dot]zhong[at]utoronto[dot]ca

Yurou Zhong recently joined EAS’s faculty after completing her doctoral program at Columbia University in the department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Her dissertation is entitled “Scripts of Modernity: The Transnational Making of the Chinese Language and Social Reform 1916-1958.”

Academic Background: 

  • Ph.D., East Asian Languages & Cultures, Columbia University
  • M.A., East Asian Languages & Cultures, Columbia University
  • B.A., Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies, Tsinghua University


  • EAS334Y1Y The Chinese Novel
  • EAS344H1F Topics in Chinese Society and Culture: Literary and Cultural Theory