Hangping Xu BBC Interview About the Poet Yu Xiuhua and the Winter Paralympics

EALCS professor Hangping Xu was recently interviewed by the BBC to discuss the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing and how poet Yu Xiuhua challenges official narratives about disability in China. Prof. Xu has previously written about Yu Xiuhua for the Dictionary of Literary Biography, and co-edited a special section on Yu Xiuhua for Chinese Literature Today. He is also one of the founders of UCSB’s Disability Studies Initiative.