• Weijie SONG
  • Research Interests: modern and contemporary Chinese literature and film

 Weijie SONG

Professor Song’s research interests include modern and contemporary Chinese literature and film, urban imagination, martial arts narratives, Chinese popular culture, comparative imagology, as well as Sinophone and diaspora studies. He is the author of Mapping Modern Beijing: Space, Emotion, and Literary Topography and the author, in Chinese, of From Entertainment Activity to Utopian Impulse: Rereading Jin Yong’s Martial Arts Fiction and China, Literature, and the United States: Images of China in American and Chinese-American Novel and Drama. His new research projects focus on two book length manuscripts, “Ideology: Chinese Environmental Imaginations” and “Between Martial Arts and Avant-Gardes: Sinophone Cinema and the Chinese Mind.”

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