Lang, Ying

Lang is Han. She was educated at Central Institute for Nationalities with distinction of Uygur language and literature from 1960 to 1965. She is Senior Research Fellow emeritus as well as ex-Deputy Director of Institute of Ethnic Literature, CASS. Her works devoted to the Uygur Literature, Turkic literature and China northern epic studies, such as Manasi: Zhongguo Shaoshu Minzu Yingxiong Shishi (Manas: A Hero Epic from China Ethnic Minority Traditions, 1990), Manasi Lunxi (Manas: Comments and Analysis, 1991), Fulezhihui Yu Dong-xifang Wenhua (Kudathu Bilik [Wisdom of Felicity and Happiness] and Oriental-Western Cultures, 1992), Manasi Lun (On Epic Manas, 1999); and she coauthored Keerkezizu Minjian Wenxue Gailan (A General Survey of Kirghiz Folk Literature, 1992).


Presentation topic: On Clan-based Inheritance and Continuity of the Kirgiz Epic Manas