Title

New horizons of transnational Chinese-language film studies : an interview with Sheldon H. Lu

Document Type

Translation

Source Publication

Journal of Chinese Cinemas

Publication Date

2010

Volume

4

Issue

3

First Page

245

Last Page

260

Publisher

Routledge

Keywords

transnational Chinese cinemas, Chinese-language film, Sinophone cinema, nation, dialect, film industry

Abstract

Sheldon Hsiao-peng Lu went to study in the United States in 1979 and was awarded a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Indiana University in 1990. He taught at University of Pittsburgh for many years before taking up a Professorship in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Davis in 2002. He founded the Film Studies programme and was its first Director. His research areas include world cinema, post-socialist film, transnational Chinese cinemas, modern Chinese literary and visual culture, Chinese traditional narratology, cultural theory, globalization studies, and East-West comparative poetics. His publications includeTransnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender (1997); Chinese-Language Film: Historiography, Poetics, Politics (2005); China, Transnational Visuality, Global Postmodernity (2001); Chinese Modernity and Global Biopolitics (2007); Chinese Ecocinema in the Age of Environmental Challenge (2009); and From Historicity to Fictionality: The Chinese Poetics of Narrative (1994).

DOI

10.1386/jcc.4.3.245_7

Print ISSN

17508061

E-ISSN

1750807X

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Additional Information

Written by Li Fengliang; Translated by Haomin Gong.

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Recommended Citation

Li, F. (2010). New horizons of transnational Chinese-language film studies: An interview with Sheldon H. Lu (H. Gong, Trans.). Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 4(3), 245-260. doi: 10.1386/jcc.4.3.245_7