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Yanjie Wang

Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies; Coordinator for the Asian and Pacific Studies Program

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Biography

Yanjie Wang is an Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies & Coordinator for the Asian and Pacific Studies Program

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D., East Asian Languages and Cultures

Chinese University of Hong Kong

M.Phil., Chinese Language and Literature

Peking University

B.A., Chinese Language and Literature (with distinction)

Areas of Expertise

Modern Chinese literature and cultureChinese cinemaDisplacement and Internal MigrationTrauma and ViolenceGender and SexualityEcocinema

Articles

Films of Refection and Nativity | Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature

"Films of Refection and Nativity" in Ming Dong Gu ed, Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature. London & New York: Routledge, 2018. Pp. 462-474.

Ghostly Haunting and Moral Interrogation in Wang Xiaoshuai's Red Amnesia | Journal of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

"Ghostly Haunting and Moral Interrogation in Wang Xiaoshuai's Red Amnesia." Journal of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, 29. 2 (2017): 34-65

Trauma, Migrant family, and Neoliberal Fantasies in Last Train Home | Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

“Trauma, Migrant family, and Neoliberal Fantasies in Last Train Home.” Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, 42.1 (2016): 49-72.

Violence, Wuxia, Migrants: Jia Zhangke’s Cinematic Discontent in A Touch of Sin. | Journal of Chinese Cinemas

“Violence, Wuxia, Migrants: Jia Zhangke’s Cinematic Discontent in A Touch of Sin.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 9.2 (2015): 159-172.

Heterogeneous Time and Space: Han Shaogong’s Rethinking of Chinese Modernity | KronoScope: Journal for the Study of Time

“Heterogeneous Time and Space: Han Shaogong’s Rethinking of Chinese Modernity.” KronoScope: Journal for the Study of Time, 15.1 (2015): 26-42.

Remapping Emotion and Desire: Same-Sex Romance in Ah Cheng’s The King of Chess | American Journal of Chinese Studies

“Remapping Emotion and Desire: Same-Sex Romance in Ah Cheng’s The King of Chess.” American Journal of Chinese Studies, 21.1 (2014): 45-60.

Displaced in the Simulacrum: Migrant Workers and Urban Space in The World | Asian Cinema

“Displaced in the Simulacrum: Migrant Workers and Urban Space in The World.” Asian Cinema, 22.1(2011): 152-169.

Contention of Lust, Caution: Sexuality, Visuality and Female Subjectivity | Situations: Cultural Studies in the East Asian Context

“Contention of Lust, Caution: Sexuality, Visuality and Female Subjectivity,” Situations: Cultural Studies in the East Asian Context, 4 (2010): 41-60.