Xiaomei Chen


Position Title
Professor of Chinese Literature


Research Interests:

  • Modern Chinese literature
  • Drama
  • Theater
  • Women's literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Literary theory
  • Cultural studies
  • Performance studies

Selected Publications:

  • Staging Chinese Revolution: Theater, Film and the Afterlives of Propaganda. Columbia University Press, 2016.
  • Acting the "Right" Part: Political Theater and Popular Drama in Contemporary China. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2002.
  • Occidentalism: A Theory of Counter-discourse in Post-Mao China. Oxford University Press, 1995.