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Angie Chau

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Postdoc Asst, Chinese
Post Doctoral Scholars, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography

Angie C. Chau teaches modern Chinese literature and film at Arizona State University, and her current project is a transnational investigation of Chinese writers and artists in Paris during the first half of the 20th century. She has published articles on film and internet culture, and her research interests include contemporary Chinese literature in the context of world literature, popular culture, and translation.

Education

Ph.D., University of California, San Diego                                   

M.A., New York University                                                               

B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

Her manuscript "Paris and the Translation of Chineseness: Auto-exoticism in Modern Chinese Literature and Art" is a transnational investigation of Chinese writers and artists in Paris in the first half of the 20th century. Her research interests include Chinese literature in the context of world literature, internet culture, translation and visual media. She has published and forthcoming articles on Chinese popular culture, independent documentary film, and experimental literature and film in modern China. 

Publications

Peer-reviewed journals

“From Nobel to Hugo: Reading Chinese Science Fiction as World Literature,” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (forthcoming in Spring, 2018).

“‘An Archivist’s Fantasy Gone Mad’: The Age of Exhibition in Cao Fei’s Posthuman Trilogy,” Concentric, Vol. 43, No. 2 (Sep., 2017): 221–247.

“Defining the Modern Wenren and the Role of the White Female Body in Modern Chinese Literature and Art,” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Spring, 2017): 1–54 .

“A Public Intellectual in the Internet Age: Han Han’s Everyman Appeal,” Chinese Literature Today, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Aug., 2015): 73–81.

Chapter in books

“From Root-Searching to Grassroots: Returning to the Countryside in Contemporary Chinese Fiction and Independent Documentary Film” in Paul G. Pickowicz and Yingjin Zhang, eds., Filming the Everyday: Independent Documentaries in Twenty-First-Century China (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017): 54–67.

“Fashion Sucks…Blood: Clothes and Covens in Twilight and Hollywood Culture” in Giselle Liza Anatol, ed., Bringing Light to Twilight: Perspectives on a Pop Culture Phenomenon (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011): 179–189.

Translations

Tao Dongfeng 陶東風, “Thirty Years of New Era Literature: From Elitization to Anti-Elitization” [中國新時期文學三十年掃描:從精英化到去精英化], in Yingjin Zhang, ed., A Companion to Modern Chinese Literature (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015): 98–115.

Encyclopedia entries

“Literature, Post-1990, China” and “Yu Hua, China” in Kathleen Nadeau, ed., Pop Culture in Asia and Oceania (ABC-CLIO, 2016): 78–81 and 123–126.

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 101First-Year Chinese I
CHI 345Chinese Film and Civilization
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 394Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 202Literary & Cultural Theory
CHI 394Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 322Chinese Literature
CHI 345Chinese Film and Civilization
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 394Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 202Literary & Cultural Theory
CHI 470Modern Chinese Lit & Culture
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 345Chinese Film and Civilization
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 470Modern Chinese Lit & Culture
CHI 598Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 120Intro to Chinese Culture
SLC 120Intro to Chinese Culture
CHI 345Chinese Film and Civilization