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Academic Background

PhD History and Civilization, European University Institute

MA Chinese Language and Culture, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Research Interest

  • History of Modern China
  • Cultural History
  • Visual Arts
  • Modern Chinese Literature

Current Research

  • History of Comic Strips in China
  • History of Communism

Courses Offered

CCSS1003   The Cultural Revolution and Its Legacies
CCSS2005 Contemporary Chinese Popular Culture
CCSS2150 War and Revolution in China
CCSS3440 China on Screen
CCSS4502 Selected topics in Contemporary China Studies (Humanities)
CHES5151 Selected Themes on Chinese Art History

Selected Publications

Forthcoming “Humor, War and Politics in San Mao Joins the Army: A Comparison between the Comic Strips (1945) and the Films (1992)”, in Tam King-fai and Sharon Wesoky ed. Not Just a Laughting Matter: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Political Humor in China. Springer, 2016.
2014 “Chinese Children Rise Up!: The Role of Children in Propaganda Cartoons During the Second Sino-Japanese War”, Cross Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, No. 13 (December 2014).
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