Jie Zhang, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor, Co-Director of East Asian Studies , Modern Languages and Literatures
Dr. Jie Zhang specializes in Chinese literature and film. Her research focuses on pre-modern Chinese literary texts in post-modern, multimedia, and oftentimes border-crossing contexts. She regularly teaches three courses on Chinese cinema and has published on Chinese and transnational Chinese cinema both in English and Chinese. Dr. Zhang is currently collaborating with Dr. Karen Kingsbury to translate stories by Chinese writer Eileen Chang into English. She is also working on a book project tentatively entitled Emotions in E-motions: Chinese Internet Culture in the 2010s. Before coming to Trinity, Dr. Zhang taught at Kenyon College and the Princeton in Beijing Program. She has also taught graduate courses on Chinese literature and Chinese cinema at the Middlebury Chinese School.