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Ph. D. (with distinction) East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
Assistant Professor of Chinese, Department of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages, Bowling Green State University
Instructor and teaching assistant, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Areas of Specialization: Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature٭ Chinese Language Cinema
- Topical interests: Theories of Trauma, Memory, and Justice ٭ Film Theory ٭ Psychoanalytical Theory ٭Aesthetic Theory
Contemporary Chinese Culture through Films
East Asian Masterpieces
“By Way of Melancholia: Remembrance of Tiananmen Square Incident in Summer Palace,” Asian Cinema 21(1) (Spring/Summer 2010): 165-78.
“(Re) Creating Modern Chinese Music: Yang Ying, Erhu, and World Music,” Modern Art Asia 2 (Feb 2010).
“Weaving a Dark Parody: A Psychoanalytical Reading of Zhang Yimou’s Curse of the Golden Flower,” Film International (Vol. 6, Issue 2).
"A Man Awakended from Dreams: Rereading the Modern Girl Image in A Fool's Love by Tanizaki Jun'lchiro," Graduate Journal of Asian Pacific Studies, Vol. 5, no. 2, August 2007
“Architecture in Northeast Asia and Oceania,” Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture, Vol. 6: Northeast Asia and Oceania, ed., Gary G. Xu, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, 2006.