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Peng, Yun

General Information

Associate Professor
Other Title
Chinese Section Coordinator

Contact Information

Moore Hall 363

I am an Associate Professor at the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and Affiliated Faculty of Chinese Flagship at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. I received a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from University of Minnesota. My research interests include modern Chinese literature, Chinese cinema, literary criticism, and film theory. My current work focuses on contemporary Chinese independent documentary.

Educational Background

PhD in Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
MA in Philosophy, Fudan University
MA in Women’s Studies, University of Cincinnati
BS in Physics, Fudan University

Research Areas

Modern Chinese literature, Chinese film, literary criticism, film studies, gender and sexuality

Selected Bibliography

“Truancy, or Thought from the Provinces.” In Lars Kristensen (ed.), Postcommunist Film–Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture: Moving Images of Postcommunism (New York: Routledge, 2012).

“ ‘A Knock Made for the Eye’: Image and Awakening in Deleuze and Freud,” in Liu, Mowitt, Pepper, Spicer, eds., The Dreams of Interpretation: A Century Down the Royal Road (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007).