Background

Ph.D. (U.B.C.) — Chinese language and literature

Major Research Interests

Classical Chinese poetry with emphasis on shi poetry of the Qing dynasty. Currently writing two books on the poetry of Wu Weiye (1609-1672) and Zha Shenxing (1650-1727.)

Professor Schmidt doesn’t accept new graduate students.

Books published

Yang Wan-li, G.K. Hall & Co., Boston, 1976. 174 pages;
Stone Lake: The Poetry of Fan Chengda (1126-1193),Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1992, 200 pp;
Within the Human Realm: The Poetry of Huang Zunxian (1848-1905), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, 1994, 355 pages;
Harmony Garden: The Life, Literary Criticism, and Poetry of Yuan Mei (1716-1798) London, Curzon Press, 2002, 750 pages.

Summer 2017

CHIN473 Later Classical Chinese Poetry (after Tang) Sections

Readings in classical poetry from the Song to the Qing dynasties, at an advanced level. Not to be taken concurrently with any CHIN courses lower than 400-level. Not to be taken concurrently with any of the following CHIN 400-level language courses: CHIN 441/ 443/ 444/ 445/ 447/ 448/ 435/ 437. Credit will be granted for only one of CHIN 473 or 474.

Instructor(s): Liu, Xueshun SCHMIDT, JERRY DEAN
Summer 2017

CHIN471 Later Classical Chinese Poetry (Tang) Sections

Readings in classical poetry from the time of Du Fu (712-770) to the end of the Tang Dynasty, at an advanced level. Not to be taken concurrently with any of the following CHIN 400-level language courses: CHIN 441/ 443/ 444/ 445/ 447/ 448/ 435/ 437. Credit will be granted for only one of CHIN 471 or 474.

Instructor(s): Liu, Xueshun SCHMIDT, JERRY DEAN

Courses Taught

CHIN 301 – First Year Classical Chinese
CHIN 330/ 331 – Classical Chinese I
CHIN 413 – Readings in Classical Chinese Poetry I
CHIN 414 – Classical Chinese Poetry II
CHIN 460/ 461 – Classical Chinese Poetry I
CHIN 470/ 471 – Readings in Pre-modern Literature
ASIA 513 – Seminar – Topics Chinese Literature