Shi, Yang

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Shi Yang

Gender: Male

Birth Place: Nanjing, Jiangsu Prov.

Birthday: May, 1980

Profession: Associate Professor, PhD in Literature, Philippines Studies Section, Southeast Asian Studies Dept., School of Foreign Language, Peking University


1998 - 2011, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, Doctor Degree, Oriental Studies Dept., School of Foreign Language, Peking University

2009 – 2010, Visiting Scholar to Harvard University, graduate School of Arts and Science, USA,

Interests & Field of research:

Folklore & Folk Literature in Southeast Asian region, especially among the Philippine ethnic groups, fieldwork in highland ethnic people Alangan-Mangyan in central Philippines


  1. The Philippine Folk Literature, Ningxia Education Press, 2011 (Chinese monograph)
  2. Origin and Immigration of Austronesians, “Research on Ancient Southeast Asian History and Culture” edited by Liang Zhiming, by Kunlun Press, 2006 Oct
  3. The Structural Typology of Philippines Flood Myth, “Oriental Studies Research (2006)”, by Kunlun Press
  4. Hudhud, the oral intangible heritage of Philippine Ifugao People, by “Southeast Asian Studies” Periodical, 2007 October
  5. Protecting the Cultural Diversity of Southeast Asia: The Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in Southeast Asia, by “Southeast Asian Affairs” Periodical, No.2 2008
  6. “Myth among the Alangan-Mangyan of the Philippines”,Cosmos (Vol.23 2009), Traditional Cosmology Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2009 June
  7. The Oedipus in Indonesia: A Morphological Study on the Tale Gunung Tangkuban Perahu, “Foreign Literature” Periodical, No1 2009
  8. The Local Notion on Myth: the Native Classification of Alangan-Mangyan Indigenous Filipino People on Folk Narratives, by “Southeast Asian Studies” Periodical, No.3 2009
  9. The Symbolism of Alangan-Mangyan Flood Myth, by “A Multidimensional Study of Orientalism” Periodical, No 3 2009
  10. A Comparative Study of Philippine Folk Epic and Epics of ethnic groups in southern China, “Oriental Studies Research”, 2010

Yang Shi is doing field study among the Alangan-Mangyan of the Philippines

Presentation topic: Chanting and Healing: Oral Tradition and Witchcraft Treatment among Alangan-Mangyan People in Philippines