Robert Chi

Assistant Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures

Department: Asian Languages & Cultures
290 Royce Hall
Box 951540
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540
Phone: (310) 267-5415

Keywords: China, Politics, Literature


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

Yale University, Philosophy, B.A. 1990


Cinema, history and memory, visual and cultural studies


“‘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.