Renee Yue Ha

Name Renee Yue Ha
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) – International Business Management 
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations Master, Modern Chinese Language and Literature

Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • CHIN 71000 Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture
  • CHIN 72000 Chinese Language and Culture II
  • CULT 71010 Cultural, Historical and Economical Overview of Japan and China
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Cross-cultural education and literature (i.e. immigrant literature)
  • Second language acquisition
  • Translation
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 15 years teaching all levels of Chinese language and culture courses in Canada
  • 10 years + as a reporter and editor for a major Chinese news media company (Tianjin Daily)
  • Active Chinese columnist
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications


  • Talk on Dunhuang Discoveries,
  • History In Literature and Literature in History: Report of the international symposium in Centennial Commemoration of 1911 Chinese Revolution, Writer Magazine
  • Report: The journey of Chinese writers to Canada, China Writer
Additional Information

My teaching philosophy for foreign language and culture is: to know, to understand, to respect and to appreciate. I also enjoy helping students overcome cultural barriers when studying in different countries.