The School of Chinese Language and Literature of Shanxi university, formerly known as the Shanxi university hall. In 2001, the Chinese department and the institute of ancient Chinese literature merged to set up the department of the Chinese Language and culture. Mr. Gao Benhan, Mr.Huang kan and other famous scholars have taught at the department of the Chinese Language and culture. Especially the master of Chinese culture named Yao Dianzhong, a studient of Mr. Zhang Taiyan,, has been teaching here for more than half a century. He is the most precious example of personality and cultural essence of the academy of literature. Over the past 100 years, the academy of literature has played an important role in the development of Shanxi university, occupying a place in the Chinese language and culture of universities.
The department of the Chinese language and culture have two department,they are the department of Chinese language and literature and the department of drama, film and television. There are three undergraduate education specialties,they are Chinese language and literature, Chinese International Education and drama, film and television literature. The postgraduate education in our department include the master's degrees of Chinese language and literature, drama and film and television, and master's degree in Chinese international education. We have a doctoral degree in Chinese language and literature, and a post doctoral mobile station of the Chinese language and literature. Our major of Chinese language and literature is a brand discipline in Shanxi province. And our major of Ancient Chinese literature is a importment discipline in Shanxi province.There are 68 teachers in the department of the Chinese Language and literature, there are 46professors and associate professors.
We have set up two research institutes in our department,they are the Academy of Chinese language and culture Study and the Institute of Chinese linguistic Science. In 2008, we opened a large lecture hall of Chinese language and literature Study, which is free of charge to the public at home and abroad. It has been widely praised by the audience, and has obtained good social benefits and become a landmark cultural brand.