UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Robert Chi
Assistant Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures
Department: Asian Languages & Cultures
290 Royce Hall
Address2: Box 951540
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540
Phone: (310) 267-5415
Email: chi@humnet.ucla.edu
Keywords: China, Politics, Literature

EDUCATION

Harvard University, Comparative Literature, A.M. 1997, Ph.D. 2001

Yale University, Philosophy, B.A. 1990


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Cinema, history and memory, visual and cultural studies


PUBLICATIONS

“‘The March of the Volunteers’: From Movie Theme Song to National Anthem”, Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution: The Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China, ed. Ching Kwan Lee and Guobin Yang (Stanford: Stanford University Press, forthcoming).

“Taiwan in Mainland Chinese cinema”, Cinema Taiwan: Politics, popularity, and state of the Arts, ed. Darrell William Davis and Ru-shou Robert Chen (London: Routledge, 2007): 60-74.

“Dalu dianying zhong de Taiwan” [Taiwan in mainland Chinese cinema], Zhongwai wenxue [Chung wai literary monthly] 407 (34.11; April 2006): 53-70.

Hongse niangzi jun: dianying yu jiyi jizhi” [The red detachment of women: film and memory-work], Dangdai dianying [Contemporary cinema] 2005.6 (November 15, 2005): 83-86.

Fotografia, Memoria e Giustizia: La Strage di Nanchino del 1937”, Dopo la Violenza: Costruzioni di Memoria nel Mondo Contemporaneo, ed. Alessandro Triulzi (Napoli: L’Ancora del Mediterraneo, 2005): 53-74.

“A World of Sadness?”, Trauma and Cinema: Cross-Cultural Explorations, ed. E. Ann Kaplan and Ban Wang (Hong Kong: Hong Kong UP, 2004): 65-89.

The Red Detachment of Women: Resenting, Regendering, Remembering”, Chinese Films in Focus: 25 New Takes, ed. Chris Berry (London: BFI, 2003): 152-159.

“The New Taiwanese Documentary”, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 15.1 (Spring 2003): 146-196.

“Getting It On Film: Representing and Understanding History in A City of Sadness”, Tamkang Review 29.4 (Summer 1999): 47-84.

“Toward a New Tourism: Albert Wendt and Becoming Attractions”, Cultural Critique 37 (Fall 1997): 61-105.