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Ming-Bao Yue

Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur
Associate Professor, Chinese LiteratureCenter for Chinese Studies (CCS) Director from Aug 2021 – 2024
Moore Hall 383
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:(808) 956-8798
Fax: (808) 956-9515

Educational Background

Ph.D.; Stanford University, Asian Languages (Modern Chinese Literature, minor: Comparative Literature)

M.A.; Stanford University, Asian Languages (Modern Chinese Literature)

B.A.; Hamburg University (Chinese Studies), Peking University (Chinese Literature)

Research Areas

  • 20th century Chinese literature, film, and culture
  • Cultural constructions of “Chineseness,”
  • Representations of the Chinese diaspora in film and literature
  • Asian American literature and film
  • Literary theory and criticism
  • Theories of ideology and representation
  • Inter-Asia Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies and Feminism
  • Transnational Chinese Popular Culture

Selected Bibliography

“Gender and Cinema: Speaking Through Images of Women,” in Asian Cinema, vol. 22, no. 1, Spring/Summer 2011,192-208.

“Whereto for Multiculturalism: The German Debate on Leitkultur and the Promise of Cultural Studies,” in Reza Hasmath ed. Managing Ethnic Diversity: Meanings and Practices from an International Perspective (UK: Ashgate Press, 2011), 199-220.

 “Beyond Ethnicity, Into Equality: Re-thinking Hybridity and Transnationalism in a Local Chinese Play,” in Handel Wright and Meagan Morris eds. special issue on “Transnationalism and Cultural Studies” in Journal of Cultural Studies (Blackwell Publishers), Fall 2009, 23:5/6, 775-794.

“Gilded-Age Memories of the Cultural Revolution,” co-authored with Guobin Yang, in The China Review, University of Hong Kong Press, October 2005, 5:2, 1-11.

“Nostalgia for the Future: Cultural Revolution Memory in Two Transnational Chinese Narratives,” in special issue on the Cultural Revolution, The China Review, (University of Hong Kong Press), October 2005, 5:2, 43-63.