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DIVISIONS UNDER IEL

Mongolian Literature Division

Head: Prof. Dr. Sechinmenghe, Prof. Dr. Sechinbat

Mongolian classical literature
Mongolian folk literature
Mongolian epics
Mongolian Bensen Ulger storytelling art
Mongolian epic Jangar and Geser
Oirat-Mongolian Folk Literature


Tibetan Literature Division

Head: Prof. Dr. Danqu, Associate Prof. Dr. Norbu Wangdan

Tibetan classical literature
Tibetan folk literature
Contemporary Tibetan literature
Epic GESAR


Northern Ethnic Literature Division

Head: Prof. Dr. Adil Zhumaturdu

Epic MANAS
Turkic epics and narrative poems
Uygur literature
Kazakh folk literature
Kirgiz folk literature
Manchu folk literature and Shamanic culture


Southern Ethnic Literature Division

Head: Prof. LIU, Yahu

Literature of the Dong, Zhuang, Naxi, Yi, Bai, Miao and Dai ethnic groups
Literary relations among southern ethnic groups
Southern epic traditions
Southern mythologies


Literary Theory & Contemporary Ethnic Literature Division

Head: Prof. Dr. BAMO, Qubumo

Ethnic literary theory and literary criticism
Theory of folk literature
Oral Poetics and verbal art
Modern ethnic literature
Contemporary Chosen (Korean) literature


Information Studio

Head: Associate Prof. WU, Ying & Associate Prof. REN, Chunsheng

A modest library housing publications, audio and video files,
of folk narratives and oral traditional materials primarily.
DATABASE OF CHINA ETHNIC LITERATURE RESEARCH
CHINA ETHNIC LITERATURE NETWORK


Editorial Board of
STUDIES OF ETHNIC LITERATURE
(Quarterly)

Chief-editor: Prof. GUAN, Jixin
Executive Director: Prof. TANG, Xiaoqing

publishes papers on China’s ethnic written and oral literature, field reports, theoretical concerns
and methodologies connected with relevant fields





IEL Journal
Journal of Studies of Ethnic Literature (SEL)
The Journal was founded in November 1983. The current Editor-in-chief is Prof. GUAN, Jixin...
Publications
Book Review: Oral Poetics: Formulaic Diction of Arimpil
Chao Geji朝戈金. Kochuan shishi xue: Ranpile "Jiangge"er"chengshi jufa yanjiu 口传史诗诗学...
Thangka Paintings: An Illustrated Manual of the Tibetan Epic Gesar
The intention of our compilation of this illustrated album of the epic lies in the follwing considerations...
Scholars
Chao Gejin
Chao Gejin (Chogjin) is a Mongolian from Hohhot, received his Ph.D. in Folklore from Beijing Normal University. He serves as Senior Researcher as well as Deputy Director of Institute of Ethnic Literature, CASS...
郎樱
Lang Ying is Han. She was educated at Central Institute for Nationalities with distinction of Uygur language and literature from 1960 to 1965.
The 36th session (2012)
Committee sessions
Resources