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Andrew Yang
Senior Lecturer, JI
Office 407A
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4071
Email andrew.yang@sjtu.edu.cn


TEFL Certificate Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Toronto (2013)
M.A. English Literature, University of Toronto (2013)
B.A.(Hon) Cornell University (2000)

Work Experience

2014-pres. English lecturer, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2012-2014 Instructor, University of Toronto, St. George Campus
2007-2008 Instructor, University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus
2002-2007 Instructor, Phillips Academy: Andover, MA
2004-2012 Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto
2001-2002 Tutor, The Institute for Vocational Education: Hong Kong, China
2000-2001  ESL Instructor, NOVA Corporation: Tokyo, Japan


  • Graduate Student Travel Fund, U of T Department of English (2010)
  • University of Toronto Thesis Completion Grant (2007-2009)
  • University of Toronto Graduate Fellowship (2003-2008)
  • Teaching Assistants’ Training Program – nominated and finalist for Award (2006-2007)
  • Teaching Assistants’ Training Program – certificate earned (2004-2005)


Conference Proceedings

  • “Laurence Yep’s Unhyphenated America” 31st International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA), The International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA) (March 16-20, 2011; refereed)
  • “The Korean Writer and Tradition: Minsoo Kang’s Of Tales and Enigmas” ICFA-31, IAFA (March 17-21, 2010; refereed)
  • “Harriot’s Fantastic Virginia” Early Modern Studies Seminar Colloquium, University of Toronto (March 2006; refereed)
  • “Paradise Lost and Season of Mists: Postmodern Sequential Art in Discourse With the Literary Canon” ACCUTE Conference, University of Western Ontario         (May 2005; refereed)
  • “Middle-Class Masculinity and Aestheticized Violence in William Morris’ ‘The Gilliflower of Gold’” The 2005 McGill Graduate Symposium on Language and Literature (March 2005; refereed)