2012 “Fairclough, Norman”. An entry in the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Wiley Blackwell.
2012 Dominant pedagogical approaches and diverse teaching conditions: Appropriating CLT in a Chinese university as a danwei community of practices. Applied Linguistics Review 2012; 3(2): 273 – 293
2011 Bamboo shoots after rain: Educational anthropology and ethnography in mainland China. Chapter 13. Edited by Kathryn Anderson-Levitt. Mapping Anthropologies of Education: A Global Guide to Ethnographic Studies of Learning and Schooling. New York: Berghaln Books.
2010 “单程票”：一个普通教师教改的真实故事. 陈向明 （主编），质性研究：反思与评论（第贰卷），重庆大学出版社 Qualitative Research: Reflection and Review (Vol 2).
2006 Ouyang, Hu Hua & Shiyi, Tang. ‘你我不分’Authorial identity of Chinese college English learners in argumentative writings. Journal of PLA University of Foreign Languages, Vol.29: No2: 49-53.
2004 单位与公民社会的碰撞。Remaking of Face and Community of Practices. Beijing：Beijing University Press.
2003 Resistance to the Communicative Method of Language Instruction within a Progressive Chinese University. Chapter in Kathryn Anderson Levitt (Ed.) Local Meanings, Global Schooling: Anthropology and World Culture Theory. NY: Palgrave Macmillan. pp.121-140.
2000 One Way Ticket: A Story of an Innovative Teacher in Mainland China. Anthropology & Education Quarterly 31 (4): 397-425.
2011 Dominant pedagogical approaches and diverse teaching conditions: Appropriating CLT in a Chinese university as a danwei community of practices. Invited Colloquia at the AAAL conference, March 28, Chicago, US.
2009 Can-not, or will/dare-not? An indigenous approach to teacher development in China. Plenary speech at the 3rd National Conference on Teacher Education and Development in China. Southwest University, Chongqing, Dec 10-12.
2008 Remaking of Communities of Practices: Understanding the socio-political implications of education reform in today's China. Invited speech at the 11th Harvard China Review Annual Conference, March 29th, 2008, Harvard University.
2008 Hosting International Students’, and ‘Plagiarism’. Invited and sponsored talks at the 6th European Network for Ombudsmen in Higher Education (ENOHE), April 15-7, London.
2007 Understanding the Chinese Learners’ Community of Practices: An Insider-Outsider’s View. Keynote speech at the International Students, Academic Writing and Plagiarism Conference, Lancaster University Management School and the London School of Economics and Political Science, 5-7th September 2007, Lancaster, UK
2007 A Rogerian humanistic and Chinese renqin featured approach of teacher development in China. Plenary speech at The second national conference on College English Teacher Development, Zhongshan University and Guangzhou University of Foreign Studies, May 4-6, Guangzhou, PRC.
2006 Understanding Chinese Learners’ Community of Practices: An Insider-Outsider’s View. Plenary speech of the international conference ‘Responding to needs of the Chinese Learners: Internationalizing the University’, June 15/6, Portsmouth, UK.
2005 Teacher chat, teacher develop. Plenary speech at the first China College English Teacher Development conference. Zhongshan University and Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, Aug 22-5.
2004 Contrasting communities of practices: Danwei vs Civil Society. Keynote speech at the Second International Symposium on L2 Writing: Teaching and Research. The division of scientific research and the school of English studies of Xi’an International Studies University, Xi’an, China. 19-20, September, 2004.
2004 Contrasting communities of practices: A socio-cultural perspective for understanding Chinese learners’ difficulties in writing English. Invited and sponsored speech at the international conference QPR 2004: Re-Imagining Research Education, the University of Adelaide, Australia, 22-3, April, 2004.
2003 Towards a learner-, and learning-centered marking in the course of English Writing. Plenary speech at China’s first national conference on ‘Write to Learn’: Teaching English Writing. National Institute of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics and Faculty of English Language & Culture, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Dec. 22-24. Guangzhou, China.
2011 “Ideal supervisors in Chinese supervisees’ eyes: an insider-outsider view”. And “Understanding Chinese students’ difficulties in learning to argue in English: a perspective of contrasting communities of practices”. Two public lectures at Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, June 1st, Hong Kong.
2009 Contrasting communities of practices: danwei vs civil society. Public lecture at City University of Hong Kong, Nov 11. Hong Kong.
2009 National Training Workshop on School English Teaching, sponsored by UNESCO, Oct 19-23, at Pyongyang, DPRK.
2008 A micro-politics sensitive approach to teacher empowerment in China. Public lecture at Cambridge University, April 24, UK.
2008 Towards a Learner/Learning-centered Marking in an English Writing Course. Public lecture at English department, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Feb 20, Hong Kong.
2007 Authoritarian decision maker, protector, and a caring mother? The ideal supervisors in the Chinese research students' eyes. Public lecture at Leeds University, Sept, 13, 2007. Leeds, UK.
2007 Cultures of learning: Chinese versus Western. A guest lecture at the Yale-China center, Chinese language center, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Feb, 23. Hong Kong.
2006 Understanding Chinese Learners’ Community of Practices: An Insider-Outsider’s View. A guest lecture for staff and graduate students, the Center for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT), 20th July, Lancaster University, UK
2004 Ideal research supervision through Chinese students’ eyes: Explanations from communication processes in the public versus private spheres. Invited talk in Research Education Programs Unit of the Adelaide Graduate Centre, University of Adelaide. 21, April.
1998 English language teaching and educational reform in China: A cultural and ideological perspective. Invited seminar at the Georgetown University, 30, Nov. 1998, Washington, DC, USA.