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Anne Sytske Keijser


Drs. A.S. Keijser
+31 71 527 2217

Anne Sytske Keijser is Lecturer and PhD candidate at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies.

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Fields of interest

Teaching Modern Chinese as a foreign language;
Literary translation Chinese-Dutch. Chinese literature and film.

Curriculum vitae

MA in Chinese Studies at Leiden University (1986)
China-Netherlands MoE exchange student, Xiamen University (1983-1984)
Netherlands-America Commission for Educational Exchange exchange student, University of Washington, Seattle (1980-1981)

1986-present: Lecturer in modern Chinese, Chinese literature and film, Department of Chinese Studies, Leiden University.

Gao Xingjian, Berg van de Ziel [Soul Mountain], Amsterdam: Meulenhoff 2002 (novel)
Ye Zhaoyan, Nanjing1937, een liefdesgeschiedenis [Nanjing 1937: a Love Story], Amsterdam: Ambo 2003 (novel)

A range of courses in Chinese literature and language acquisition, including
- Introduction to Chinese Literature and Art
- Chinese Literature: Prose through the Ages
- Chinese Literature: Theater and Poetry through the Ages

- Chinese Cinema: Gods, Ghosts and Monsters
- Martial Arts Cinema: Action in Space and Time
- Modern Chinese: first and second year Mandarin courses, third year Newspaper Readings, Literary Translation Chinese-Dutch
- Premodern Chinese: second year courses

Editorial work
Editor, Dutch-Flemish magazine for literary translations from the Chinese, Het trage vuur, 2000-2009

Editor, with Mark Leenhouts, Gao Xingjian, Kramp [Cramp], Amsterdam: Meulenhoff 2001 (short stories)

Administration and service to the profession
Secretary, Board of Examinations, Dept. of Chinese Studies (2005-2009; 2010-present).


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SAS China

Work address

Herta Mohr
Witte Singel 27A
2311 BG Leiden
Room number 284



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