Huang, Qun
Huang, Qun earned her Ph. D in 2007 from Renmin University of China on studies of theories and history of western drama in the 18th Century, and then engaged in the postdoctoral research of Classical Greek philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the Sun Yat-sen University between 2007 and 2009. She is an assistant researcher at Institute of Ethnic Literature (IEL), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), where she has served as research fellow since 2009. She also acts as executive editor for The Chinese Journal of Classical Studies (its headquarter is based in HongKong).

Language skills:

Chinese (native), English (good in speaking, reading and writing), French (good in reading and speaking, basic in writing), Ancient Greek (reading ), Classical Latin (reading), German(Basic)



The Theatre and Political Community, Shanghai : East China Normal University Press, 2013.

Phila and Philosophy: An Interpretation of the Plato’s Lysis With a New Translation, Beijing: Hua Xia Press, 2013.


Rousseau’ Exemplary life: the confessions as political philosophy, Christopher Kelly, Beijing: Hua xia Press, 2009.

Rousseau’s Socratic Aemilian myths, a literary Collation of Emile and the Social Contract, Madeleine B.Ellis, Classic & Interpretation, 2005, pp.67-100

Articles, Book Chapters, and Reviews

“Who is the guide to wisdom:The textral criticism on Plato’s lysis quoted Homeric Poetry,” Modern Philosophy, Sep. 2012.

“The Polis at logoi: The ideal politeia in J-J. Rousseau, More and Bacon’s account”, Journal of Renmin University of China, May 2012.

“The virtue of the Theatre: Comment on the Dramatic Criticism in J-J Rousseau’s The Letter to D’Alembert on theatre,” Journal Cross-cultural Dialogue, Apr. 2011.

The Controversy in Religious Belief between J.J. Rousseau and Enlightenment philosophers,” Journal for the study of Christian Culture Apr. 2010.

The virtue of the theatre”, Dialogue Transculturel, Apr. 2010.

“On the design for dramatic scene of Plato’s Lysis,”Journal of ZheJiang, Jan. 2010.

A 10-Year Review of the Ancient Greek Philosophy Research: from a Poetic Perspective,” world philosophy, Sep.2009.

Friendship and politics: on the view of friendship in classical political philosophy”, Seeking Truth, Jan. 2009.

“Rousseau’s mask: an interpretation of The Letter to D’Alembert on the theatre,” Commentarii versuum et prosarum antiquarum, ed., Liu Xiaofeng, Beijing: Huaxia press, 2009.

Ulterior rhetoric: the commentary on the form and structure in J-J Rousseau’s The Letter to D’Alembert on theatre,Foreign literature, Jan. 2007.

How to read Rousseau: review Gildin, Rousseau’s Social Contract: the design of the Argument,” Chinese book review , Apr. 2007.



Presentation topic: Two Kinds of Darkness: A Comparison of Hades teaching in Homer’s Odyssey and Plato’s Pheado