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Hui Xiao

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
Associate Professor
Ph.D., East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Primary office:
785-864-9079
Wescoe Hall
Room 2109
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590


Specialization: Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature and film
 

Education

Ph.D., East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

M.A., East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC), with Distinction , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

M.A., English, School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Nankai University

B.A., English, School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Nankai University

Teaching Interests

  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Cinema
  • Popular Culture
  • Gender and Women&rsquo
  • S Studies
  • Marriage, Family and Society
  • Urban Culture

Research Interests

  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Transnational Chinese Cinema
  • Chinese and Asian Popular Culture
  • Media Studies
  • Globalization Studies
  • Gender and Women&rsquo
  • S Studies
  • Marriage, Family and Society
  • Urban Culture

Selected Publications

Xiao, Hui. "“Gendered Spirituality, and Acoustic Imagination: ‘Life on a String’ from Fiction to Screen”." Chinese Literature Today . Forthcoming.

Xiao, Hui. "“Shanghai Youth Mediascape: Rise of the Me Generation Entrepreneur-Writer-Filmmakers”." The Conference proceedings of the Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL). 2015.

Xiao, Hui. "Book Review of Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China's National Crisis, 1931-45." Rev. of Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China's National Crisis, 1931-45. University of Toronto Quarterly 84.3 (Summer 2015), 305-306. (2015).

Xiao, Hui Faye. ""The Grand and the Trivial at the End of History"." The 2013 Yearbook of Chinese Film. 2014.

Xiao, Hui Faye. "Book Review of Romancing the Internet: Producing and Consuming Chinese Web Romance, by Jin Feng ." Asia Pacific: Perspectives. (August 2014).

Xiao, Hui Faye. "Book Review of China on Film: A Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy, by Paul G. Pickowicz. ." Asia Pacific World . (May 2014).

Xiao, Hui Faye. Family Revolution: Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1 April 2014. Modern Language Initiative Books. http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/XIAFAM.html.

Xiao, Hui Faye. "Interiorized Feminism and Gendered Nostalgia of the 'Daughter-Generation' in Ning Ying's Perpetual Motion." Journal of Chinese Cinemas (Edinbugh, United Kingdom: intellect journals) 5.3 (2011): 253-268. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/intellect/jcc/2011/00000005/00000003/art00003;jsessionid=2df7l84db3dm9.alice.

Xiao, Hui Faye. "Jiyi, Chengzhang, Xiangtu: "Chijiao Yisheng Wan Quanhe" de Linglei Shuxie [Memory, Buildungsroman, and Native Soil: The Alternative Narrative of The Barefoot Doctor Wan Quanhe]." Wenhua Yanjiu (Beijing, China: Social Sciences Adademic Press) 11 (Jun. 2011): 133-149.

Xiao, Hui Faye. Xinbian Zhongwen Kewai Yuedu Congshu. [Tales and Traditions: Readings in Chinese Literature Series] Vol. 4. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2010. http://www.cheng-tsui.com/store/products/tales_traditions/tales_traditions_volume_4.

Xiao, Hui Faye. "." Rev. of The Aesthetics of the "Beyond": Phantasm, Nostalgia and the Literary Practice in Contemporary China, Author/Editor of Material Reviewed. American Journal of Chinese Studies (San Antonio, TX) 17.1 (April 2010): 96-98.

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Selected Presentations

Xiao, H. (10/08/2015 - 10/10/2015). “Sonic Nostalgia: Popular Music and Acoustic Memories in American Dreams in China.” . the 2015 Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA). Santa Fe, NM

Xiao, H. (06/18/2015 - 06/20/2015). “Shanghai Youth Mediascape: Rise of the Me Generation Entrepreneur-Writer-Filmmakers” . the biennial conference of the Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL). Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Xiao, H. (03/26/2015 - 03/29/2015). “From Fiction to Screen: Gendered Disability, Spirituality, and Musicality in ‘Life on a String’” . the Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS). Chicago, IL

Xiao, H. (08/21/2014 - 08/21/2014). Why Are These Papers So Bad?: Scaffolding Research and Writing Skills to Improve Student Learning. 2014 KU Teaching Summit. Lawrence, KS

Xiao, H. (04/10/2014 - 04/12/2014). The Future is the Past: Youth and Nostalgia in Contemporary Chinese Cinema. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC). Lexington, KY

Xiao, H. (03/25/2014). “Screening the Me Generation: Memory, Nostalgia, and Youth Crisis in Chinese Cinema.” . CEAS Tea and Talk. Lawrence, KU

Xiao, H. (06/05/2013 - 06/05/2013). “Family Revolution in Post-Revolutionary China: Divorce in Literature and Visual Culture.” . Invited talk at the Wenxin Lecture Series of the Beijing Normal University (Beijing Shifan Daxue) . Beijing, China

Selected Grants

Xiao, Hui Faye, (Principal), "China’s Me Generation: Screening Youth Culture in the New Millennium", University of Kansas, $5,888, Submitted 01/31/2014 (07/01/2014 - 06/30/2015) . The 2013-2014 GRF supported my previous project “Family Revolution in Post-Revolutionary China: Divorce in Literature and Visual Culture, 1980-2010.” Thanks to this support, I have completed the final revision and editing of my book manuscript, which has been accepted and scheduled to release in 2014 by the University of Washington Press. University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded.


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CEAS offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies.This interdisciplinary degree focused on 20th and 21st century East Asia provides students with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of a selected East Asian country (China, Korea, Japan); a broad knowledge of modern East Asia; and social science research skills and methods appropriate to international area studies. For more information click here, or contact Ayako Mizumura, CEAS Assistant Director: ceasma@ku.edu or 785-864-1478.

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