Professor of Anthropolgy,
Deputy Dean of the
135 Xingongxi Lu,
(86) 20-84112835 Office, 20-39986545 Home, 13556158917 Cell
Place of Birth
Chinese Literature, Yunnan University, 1978-1982
Prior to 1982 Artist
1982-1986 Journal editor and cadre
1995-2000 Director, Minority Institute,
Sancha Language and Georgraphy Magazine publisher and editor
2000-present Professor of Anthropology,
2003-present Deputy Dean,
Professional Membership and Other Noted Experience
Vice president of Chinese Visual Anthropology Association
Vice president of Chinese Ethnic Photography Association
Member, Award Committee for the Fourth International Ethnic Photography
Member, Award Committee or the Eighth
Lecturer, Chinese Culture and Museum Bureau
Chinese Cultural Anthropology
Theory and Field Research in Cultural Anthropology
Anthropology and Chinese Society
Minority Costumes and Decorative Art
Ethnic Arts and Crafts
Field Inquiry and Research
“Minority Farming Knowledge and its Impact on Agriculture,” a project collaborated with Beijing Agriculture University, 1990-1992, supported by
“Minority Cultural Anthropology,” A study collaborated with
“Traditional Culture of Ailushan Minority and
“Preservation of Folk Cultural and Minority Cultural Heritage.” A Collaborative Study with the
“Mapping Cultural Heritage.” A project funded by the Nature Conservancy, 1999 under the auspices of
Deng, QY. Religion and Morality in People in the Southwest and Morality,
Deng, QY. Construction of Chinese Myth.
Deng, QY (co-author). Impact of Folk Culture on
Deng, QY. Essence of Maozhon Culture in
Deng, QY. Changing Faces of Mongol Women in
Deng, QY. “Sounds from the
Deng, QY. Drum Sound.
Deng, QY (ed). Understanding
Deng, QY. Burial Ritual,
Note: Deng Qiyao was a contributor to the following popular readers:
Dictionary of Chinese Fold Myth and Religion. Xueyuen Press, 1990.
Note: Deng QY is a contributor to the following publications:
Religion and Abstract Art. Yunnan People’s Press, 1991, 19994, 2000.
Folk Costumes and Decorative Art: Chinese Southwest Minority Cultural Symbolism, 1991.
Mystery in Clothing Style. Shanlian Books Publication, 1993;
Chinese Cultural Symbolism. Shanghai People’s Press, 2001.
Ritual Secrecy. Shanghai People’s Press, 1991 (in Chinese and English).
Minority Folk Costumes and Decorative Arts of
Rainbow Colors; Folk Costumes. Yunnan People’s Press. 1992.
Deng QY (ed).
Deng QY (ed-in-chief). Dali Marble Art.
Deng QY (co-ed) Complete Work of
Deng QY (ed-in-chief) Collection of Chinese Folk Costumes, Yunnan People’s Press and Yunnan Minority Press 2001.
Deng QY (ed-in-chief). Complete Work of
Note: Deng Qiyao was a contributor to the following films:
Joy of Life: Halazhuyecha People’s Holiday. Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences, 1986 (30 minutes).
Religious Faith of the Lagu. Produced for the East Asia Films, 1992 (60 minutes).
PUJI and His Lovers. Produced for the East Asia Films, 1992-1994, (120 minutes).
Story of Lamugu. Produced for the East Asia Films, 1992-1995 (120 minutes).
Women of the
(1992-1994); broadcasted by the All China Central TV Station in 1995.
Deng QY (producer and ed).
Deng QY (ed-in-chief). Zhuang Cultrue of
Returning to the Top of the Mountain. The Chinese Explorers Association and the Chinese Workers Audio Publisher, 1998 (60 minutes).
Minorities of the
Other Noted Achievements
Deng Qiyao advices doctoral and masters students in their research in anthropology, journalism, visual arts, and film. He is a frequent lecturers at universities, conferences, and meetings. Many of his articles and book chapters are reprinted in newspapers and journals, and his books and films have received provincial and national honors and awards. His work on “Greening Yunnan,” a resource development plan prepared for the