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Yun Peng

Associate Professor, Chinese LiteratureMoore Hall 363
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:(808) 956-2058
Fax: (808) 956-9515

I am an Assistant 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

Ph.D.; University of Minnesota, Comparative Literature

M.A.; Fudan University, Philosophy

M.A.; University of Cincinnati, Women’s Studies

B.S.; Fudan University, Physics

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).