Wensheng Wang

Assistant Professor
Access Services Librarian
Cameron University Library


EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

08/04-present   Access Services Librarian, Cameron University Library, Lawton, Oklahoma.

05/08-03/09   Interim Technical Services Librarian (part of duties, concurrently), Cameron University Library, Lawton, Oklahoma.

03/04-07/04   Library Specialist, Technical Services and Archival Processing Team, the University of Arizona Libraries, Tucson, Arizona.  

12/02-03/04   Student Reference Assistant, the Information Commons Desk in the Main Library of the U of A (part time).

01/03-08/03   Student Circulation Assistant, the Main Library at the U of A (part time).

09/03-12/03   Cataloguer, the DLIST, a digital library of the School of Information Resources and Library Science and Arizona Health Sciences Library, the U of A (part time).

08/03-12/03   Intern & Researcher, the Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery Team, the U of A libraries (part time).

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

08/04-present Assistant Professor, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma.

08/03-12/03 Teaching Assistant, the School of Information Resources & Library Science, the U of A, Tucson, Arizona.

01/00-01/03 Instructor (winter and summer) & TA ( in regular semesters), East Asian Studies, the U of A.

02/82-07/97 Senior Instructor, The University of Anhui and the Anhui Institute of Technology, Hefei, China.

PUBLICATIONS

Papers

1. "The Tucson Chinese in Politics and Civic Affairs", The Journal of Chinese American Studies, 11(2006): 124—144.

2. "The First Chinese In Tucson: New Evidence On A Puzzling Question", The Journal of Arizona History, 43.4 (2002): 369-380. ( PDF)
(Collected by one of the online repositories of  the U of A  http://parentseyes.arizona.edu/promise/wenshengwang.html )

3. "Chinese Americans in the Tucson Community: Their History, Their Contributions", Chinese Studies in History, 34.3 (2001): 82-96.   ( PDF)

4. "Feminist Tendency in Willa Cather's Novel O! PIONEERS!" Journal of Anhui University, 6 (1998): 38-41.

5. "On Some Images in INVISIBLE MAN", Journey of Anhui University, Special Issue for Foreign Literature, (1994): 17-19.

6. "Cost of Modern Civilization", Anhui Worker's Daily, No. 1094, February 18, 1995, p3.

Book Review

1.  Rev. of Doctor Mom Chung of the Fair-Haired Bastards: The Life of a Wartime Celebrity by Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Journal of Asian & African Studies, 41. 5-6 (2006): 518-520.  ( PDF)

Textbooks

1. ENGLISH READER (A preparatory textbooks for the professional promotion qualifying examination in Anhui Province), co-ed. (with the other three), Anhui Science & Technology Publishing House, Hefei, February 1995.

2. AN ENGLISH COURSE (A series of textbooks for special or technical secondary schools all over China) vol. 4, co-ed. (with Chen Zhengfa), Shanghai Jiaotong University Press, Shanghai, March 1992.

3. AN ENGLISH COURSE (Teacher's Book), co-ed, Shanghai Jiaotong University Press, Shanghai, March 1992.

Books

1.  FIFTY AMERICAN NOVELS (by Ian Ousby ) , trans. (with Lei Shen), Shanghai Translation Publishing House, Shanghai, March 1991

2.  RABBIT REDUX (by John Updike), trans. (et. al.), Heilongjiang People's Publishing House, Harbin, January 1992.

3.  FAMOUS QUOTATIONS ON LOVE (bilingual), co-ed. & co-trans. (with Lei Shen), Beijing University Press, Beijing, September 1995 (1st Ed.) and  January 2000 (2nd Ed.).

4.  THE RISE OF SILAS LAPHAM (by William Dean Howells), co-trans. (with Lei Shen), Anhui Literature & Art Publishing House, Hefei, February 1996.

5. VILLAINY VICTORIOUS (by L.Ron Hubbard), co-trans (with Jin Long), Hainan Publishing House, Haikou, 1999


 PRESENTATIONS

“ILLiad: Up Close and Personal”, Oklahoma Library Association Annual Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma. April 22, 2008.

"The Chinese New Year: Its Origin and Traditions", Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma. February 1, 2006.

"The First Chinese in Tucson", special guest speaker at the Fiesta De San Agustin, 21st annual festival to celebrate the birth of the City of Tucson.  August 24, 2003.

"Chinese Americans in the Tucson Community: Their History and Contribution" at the International Academic Conference on the Chinese Americans’ Contributions to America, New York. October 22, 2000.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE SERVICE

COMMUNITY SERVICES

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

HONORS &  AWARDS

  1. DHL Educational Foundation Fellowship, London, Great Britain, 07/00-- 07/02.
  2. Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship, SIRLS, The U of A, 08/03--12/03
  3. Graduate Teaching Associate Scholarship, The Univ. of Arizona, 01/00--07/02
  4. Graduate Tuition Waiver Scholarship, The Univ. of Arizona, 09/99--12/99; 09/02--05/03
  5. Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award on provincial level granted by the Anhui Provincial Commission of Education in March 1993.
  6. Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award granted by Anhui University in September 1992.

OTHER NOTEWORTHY EXPERIENCES

1985-1999 translated dozens of brochures, tenders, contracts, project plans, speeches and other documents for various Chinese government agencies, Chinese companies and factories and American companies.

1995-1996 Visiting professor, the Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.

AFFILIATIONS

Member of American Library Association  since 2003


Member of Oklahoma Library Association  since 2005

INTERESTS & HOBBIES

Photography, Philately, Numismatics, Internet Surfing, Literature, Classic Music and Gastronomy


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