Xinyao Xiao

Xinyao Xiao is an assistant professor in comparative literature at Chongqing University, China. Her research focuses on the reception of classical, especially Roman, rhetoric in early modern Europe and early-twentieth-century China. She has published in journals such as Philological Quarterly and Classical Receptions Journal. She is now completing a book manuscript entitled From Roman Orator to Renaissance Courtier: Afterlives of the Ciceronian Orator in Renaissance Court Societies as well as a Chinese verse translation of and a commentary on Ovid’s Ars amatoria.

Paper title: Studia Humanitatis and Renwen: Teaching the Classics in Contemporary China (Panel 1, 1D)