Hong Li

Hong Li

Professor of Pedagogy, Chinese

Modern Languages Building, 308

Office Hours: T/Th 1:30 - 2:30

Telephone: 404-727-2511



I received my undergraduate degree in Chinese Language and Literature at Beijing Teachers College. My Masters degree in Chinese Linguistics was from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. I also received my Ph.D. degree in Chinese Linguistics from the University of Minnesota in 1995 and joined the Emory faculty in 1996 to establish   the Chinese program.

Areas of Interest

  • Discourse analysis and conversational analysis
  • Second language acquisition
  • Language pedagogy
  • Chinese linguistics and its relation to society

Courses Taught

  • Modern Chinese language (elementary, intermediate, advanced)
  • Introduction to Classical Chinese
  • Business Chinese
  • Description and Analysis of the Chinese Language
  • Heritage of China
  • Buddhism: Readings in Chinese
  • Comparative Cultures of Russia and China
  • Chinese Language Internship
  • Chinese Culture and Music