Yingjin Zhang

Distinguished Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Chair, Department of Literature, UC San Diego

Yingjin Zhang is a leading scholar of Chinese cinema, literature and visual culture. He received his Ph.D. in comparative literature from Stanford University in 1992. Before joining the UC San Diego faculty in 2001, he taught at Indiana University in Bloomington, where he was honored with an Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in 1996. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships and rewards, and has served as president of the American Association of Chinese Comparative Literature.

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“Liangyou: Kaleidoscopic Modernity and the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1945” (co-editor), Brill, 2013

“A Companion to Chinese Cinema” (editor), Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

“Polycentric China: Essays in Cinema and Culture” (in Chinese), Nanjing University Press, 2011

“Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China,” University of Hawaii Press, 2010

“From Underground to Independent: Alternative Film Culture in Contemporary China” (co-editor), Rowman and Littlefield, 2006

“China in Focus: Studies of Chinese Film and Literature in the Perspective of Academic History” (in Chinese), Nanjing University Press, 2006

“Chinese National Cinema,” Routledge, 2004