• Ph.D.,The University of Chicago, 2011

Research Interests

  • Modern Chinese literature and visual culture, intellectual history of modern China

Courses Recently Taught

  • EALC-E332 Chinese Literature Since 1300
  • EALC-E300/505 The Writer and the Masses in Modern Chinese Literature

Awards and Distinctions

  • Center for Chinese Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011-2012, University of California, Berkeley
  • Chinese Studies Dissertation Writing Fellowship, 2010-2011, University of Chicago
  • Bing Xin Literature Prize, 1997

Publication Highlights

  • "The Lure of the Irrational: Zhu Qianzhi's Vision of Qunzhong in the 'Era of Crowds,'" Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, forthcoming.
  • "Frans Masereel, Wen Tao, and Woodcut Lianhuanhua in 1930s Shanghai,"
    CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, forthcoming.