Research

Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora. Harvard University Press, 2010. 1. Literary Governance (PDF) 2. Chinese Lessons 3. Lin Yutang’s Typewriter (PDF) 4. Bilingual Loyalty 5. Chen Jitong’s “World Literature”…

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News

2018: Lecture: Invited Speaker for the Second Annual Rutgers Critical Theory, Comparative Literature, Rutgers University. 2017: Lecture: China Humanities Seminar, Harvard University. ┬áTopic TBA Topic TBA 2016: Co-organizing and speaking…

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Publications

Books (monographs): Kingdom of Characters: The Language Revolution That Made China Modern. Riverhead, Penguin Random House, 2022. Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora.Harvard University Press, 2010. (sample chapters) Failure, Nationalism,…

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Media

Media: Cultural commentator for NBC at the Opening Ceremony of 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing (February 2022) Media: China Expert for NBC, conversation about China Media: China Expert for NBC, Closing…

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