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Dr. Jessica Ka Yee Chan
Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, Coordinator of Chinese Studies Program
Courses Taught Chinese Cinema The Action Genre in East Asian Cinema Revolution and Modernity in Chinese Literature Chinese Civilization and Culture Intermediate Chinese I, II Elementary Chinese Myths and Parables in Chinese Literature and Film Advanced Intermediate Chinese
Profile
Presentations

Publications
Articles
"Insulting Pictures: The Thief of Bagdad in Shanghai." Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (forthcoming).
"Anticipating Action: The Evolving Grammar of Action and Montage in Hong Kong Cinema." East Asian Journal of Popular Culture (forthcoming).
“Translating ‘Montage’: The Discreet Attractions of Soviet Montage for Chinese Revolutionary Cinema.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 5.3 (autumn 2011).
Additional Publications

Published translation:

Jiang, Qing. “On the Revolution in Peking Opera.” Trans. Jessica Ka Yee Chan. The Opera Quarterly. Performance + Theory + History 26, no. 2-3 (spring-summer 2010): 455-459.

Published translation:
Han, Shangyi. “The Design and Style of Opera Films.” Trans. Jessica Ka Yee Chan and Judith Zeitlin. The Opera Quarterly. Performance + Theory + History 26, no. 2-3 (spring-summer 2010): 446-454.
Education
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Asian Literatures, Cultures, and Media
M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Asian Literatures, Cultures and Media
B.A., Colby College, Maine
Russian Language and Culture; East Asian Studies
Contact Information
217 Carole Weinstein International Center
(804) 289-8096