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Hsin-Hai Chang

Hsin-Hai Chang, Chinese educator, author. Decorated Order of the Nile (Egypt). 1933; Order of the Briliant Jade (China), 1936. Member Royal Asiatic, Social and Political Science, American Oriential Society, Academy Society, American Academy Political Science, American Association Asian. Studies.; Club: Harvard (New York City).

Background

  • Chang, Hsin-Hai was born on June 24, 1900 in Shanghai, China. Son of Tung-sen and Shen (Shen-shib) Chang.

  • Education

    • Student Tsinghua College, 1916-1918. Bachelor of Arts John Hopkins, 1919. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1920, Ph.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1941, naturalized, 1964. Professor Tsinghau College and National U., Peking, 1923-1926. Professor, department chairman Western literature, dean college Liberal Arts, National Central U., Nanking, 1926-1927.

      Professor vice president Kwanghua U., 1927-1928. Senior counsellor, director European and American Department, Chinese Ministrv Foreign Affairs 1928-1933. Envoy extraordinary, minister plenipotentiary Republic of China to Portugal, Poland and Czechoslovakia, 1933-1937.

      Professor Western literature Kwanghua U., 1937-1940. Lecturer in the United States on China’s war effort, 1941-1945. Special assistant to Chinese Foreign Minister, 1943.

      Research professor Long Island U., 1950-1953. Visiting professor Adelphi College, 1954-1956. Professor of English literature and Asian culture Fairleigh Dickinson U., 1956-1969, professor emeritus, 1969-1973.

      Director China Institute London. delegate to Universal Postal Congress 1933. Director Chinese United Nations Association, 1947-1948. China’s chief delegate Congress World Federation United Nations Association, Geneva, 1948.

      Participant as faculty for Pacific-Asia Seminar sponsored by Institute on Man and Science and East-West Center, Honolulu, 1966. Invited by Senate Foreign Relations Committee to testify on United States-China relations, 1966. Trustee Tsinghua U., Peking, 1927.

    Works

    • Author: Letters form a Chinese Diplomat, 1941. The Fabulous Concubine (novel) 1956 (translation into French, German, Swedish). Within the Four Seas.

      1958
    • America and China. A New Approach to Asia, 1966 (translation into Italian). Matthew Arnold and the Humanistic View of Life, Contributor articles to scholarly journals.

    Membership

    Member Royal Asiatic, Social and Political Science, American Oriential Society, Academy Society, American Academy Political Science, American Association Asian. Studies.; Club: Harvard (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Siang-mei Han, February 28, 1927. Children: Yi-an (Mistress.
    • father: Tung-sen Chang
    • mother: Shen (Shen-shib) Chang
    • spouse: Siang-mei Han
    • child: Yi-an (Mrs Chang
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    Born June 24, 1900
    Died February, 1973
    (aged 72)
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