Wei Ran

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2023 to May 2024

Wei Ran is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Foreign Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He received a PhD. in Comparative Literature at Peking University. His recent research explores cross-cultural exchanges between Latin America and China during the Cultural Cold War, and Hispanic literature in Asia. He is translator of Walter D. Mignolo’s The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, & Colonization and García Márquez’ s Chronicle of a Death Foretold. He is co-editor of the translation series on “Latin American Social and Humanistic Thinking” for Shanghai People’s Publishing House. He was a visiting scholar at the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), Argentina, 2016, and Duke University, 2010-2011. At the Harvard-Yenching Institute, he will conduct a project that examines Hispanic-Filipino Literature between Spanish colonization and U.S. occupation.

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