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Hui Faye Xiao, PhD

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 2105
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590


Summary

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's Studies
  • Marriage, Family and Society
  • Urban Culture

Research Interests

  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Cinema
  • Youth Culture
  • Media Studies
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Marriage, Family and Society
  • Urban Culture

Selected Publications

Xiao, H. F. (2017). “From May Fourth to Fan Yusu: Writing Baomu and Baomu Writing”. Duan chuanmei (Initium Media) Hong Kong, China. https://theinitium.com/article/20170509-opinion-xiaohui-fanyusu

Xiao, H. F. (2017). “Reinventing Youth Literature and Cosmopolitanism in a Transmedial Culture: Case Studies of Shanghai-based Youth Literature Magazines”. In The Proceedings of the International Conference "Shanghai in a Global Context: Cinema, Media, and the Cross of Imaginations" (pp. 202-227). Shanghai, China: Fudan University Press.

Xiao, H. F. (2017). “The ‘Lay-off’ Crisis of Middle-Aged Women in Melodramas about Divorce”. Pengpai Xinwen (ThePaper.cn) Shanghai, China. http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1749612

Xiao, H. F. (2017). Book Review of China's iGeneration: Cinema and Moving Image Culture for the Twenty-First Century, ed. by Johnson, Matthew D., Keith B. Wagner, Tianqi Yu, and Luke Vulpiania Frontiers of Literary Studies in China , 11(2), 407-414.

Xiao, H. F. (2017). Book Review of Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China, by Shuyu Kong. Modern Chinese Literature and Culture http://u.osu.edu/mclc/book-reviews/xiao/

Xiao, H. (2016). “Diceng nuxing chengdan le nongcun zhuanxing de chenzhong daijia” . The Beijing News/Book Review Weekly

Xiao, H. F., Berg, D. & Strafella, G. (2016). “From New Concept to Youth Economy: The Rise and Crisis of the Me Generation”. In , Transforming Book Culture in China, 1600–2016 . Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Publishing House.

Xiao, H. (2016). “Nüxing shifou yinggai buxi yiqie daijia wancheng muzhi” . The Beijing News/Book Review Weekly

Xiao, H. (2016). “Zai fengxian shehui zhong xunqiu erci jihui—Xin qiannian de lihun dianhua” . Dianying yanjiu (Film Studies) , 2016(4), 23-40.

Xiao, H. (2016). Book review of Sound Rising from the Paper: Nineteenth-Century Martial Arts Fiction and the Chinese Acoustic Acoustic Imagination. Journal of Asian Studies, 75(3), 810-812.

Xiao, H. (2016). Book Review of Waves and Undercurrents: Sex, Love and Marriage of Chinese Youth (1966-1976) (Kuanglan yu qianliu: Zhongguo qingnian de xinglian yu hunyin (1966-1976) . The Beijing News/Book Review Weekly (Xin Jing bao/Shuping zhoukan), B08.

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

Xiao, H. (2015). Book Review of Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China's National Crisis, 1931-45..

Xiao, H. F. (2014). Book Review of China on Film: A Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy, by Paul G. Pickowicz.

Xiao, H. F. (2014). Book Review of Romancing the Internet: Producing and Consuming Chinese Web Romance, by Jin Feng

Xiao, H. F. (2014). Family Revolution: Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture, Seattle and London: University of Washington Press. http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/XIAFAM.html

Xiao, H. F. (2011). Interiorized Feminism and Gendered Nostalgia of the 'Daughter-Generation' in Ning Ying's Perpetual Motion. Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 5(3), 253-268. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/intellect/jcc/2011/00000005/00000003/art00003;jsessionid=2df7l84db3dm9.alice

Xiao, H. F. (2011). Jiyi, Chengzhang, Xiangtu: "Chijiao Yisheng Wan Quanhe" de Linglei Shuxie. Wenhua Yanjiu, 11, 133-149.

Xiao, H. F. (2010). American Journal of Chinese Studies, 17(1), 96-98. San Antonio, TX.

Xiao, H. F. (2010). Tales and Traditions: Readings in Chinese Literature Series, Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company. http://www.cheng-tsui.com/store/products/tales_traditions/tales_traditions_volume_4

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Selected Presentations

Xiao, H. . (06/09/2017). Reinventing Youth Literature and Cosmopolitanism in a Transmedial Culture: Case Studies of Shanghai-based Youth Literature Magazines. The International Conference “Shanghai in a Global Context: Cinema, Media, and the Cross of Imaginations” . Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Xiao, H. . (11/01/2017). Smalling World: Shojo Manga as Art, Commerce, and Gendered Resistance in Contemporary Chinese Youth Culture. Invited talk at the CEAS Tea and Talk (KU). Lawrence, KS

Xiao, H. . (10/18/2016). “Family Revolution: New Marital Practices and Gender Politics in Post-Revolutionary China” . Invited talk at the China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, co-sponsored by the Kansas State University and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.. Manhattan, KS. Available Here

Xiao, H. . (06/06/2016). “Post-Youth Realism: Retrograde Poetics and Spatial Involution in Chinese Youth Literature and Cinema.”. Invited talk at the University of Hong Kong.. Hong Kong

Xiao, H. . (06/02/2016). “‘The Ever Flying Red Flag’: Reinventing the Cultural Revolution Propaganda in the Post-Mao Revolution of Sounds”. The International Conference of “The Cultural Revolution Today: Literature, Film, and Cultural Debates”. University of Hong Kong. Available Here

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

Xiao, H. F. (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

Research Excellence Fund, Submitted 09/01/2017 (08/01/2018 - 12/31/2018). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded.

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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