professional photograph of Ziying You

Ziying You is Associate Professor and Department Chair of Chinese Studies at the College of Wooster, and the Senior Convener of the Transnational Asia/Pacific Section of the American Folklore Society. Her research interests include Chinese literature, folklore studies, critical heritage studies, women’s, gender, and sexuality Studies, anti-Asian racisms, and public health. She is the author of Folk Literati, Contested Tradition, and Heritage in Contemporary China: Incense Is Kept Burning (Indiana University Press, 2020). She is co-editor of Chinese Folklore Studies Today: Discourse and Practice (2019) and of a special issue for the journal Asian Ethnology, titled Intangible Cultural Heritage in Asia: Traditions in Transition (2020). She just completed her new book manuscript Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chinese Women in the United States.