|7 Jun 2012||12:30pm - 2:00pm||CRASSH Meeting Room|
Dr Andrew F Jones (University of California, Berkeley):
About Andrew F Jones
Professor Andrew Jones received his Phd from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1997. He teaches modern and vernacular Chinese literature and popular culture. His research interests include music, cinema, and media technology, modern and contemporary fiction, children's literature and the cultural history of the global 1960s. He is the author of Like a Knife: Ideology and Genre in Contemporary Chinese Popular Music (Cornell East Asia Series, 1992) and Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in the Chinese Jazz Age (Duke University Press, 2001), co-editor of a special issue of positions: east asia cultures critique entitled The Afro-Asian Century, and translator of literary fiction by Yu Hua as well as Eileen Chang's Written on Water (Columbia University Press, 2005). His latest book is Developmental Fairytales: Evolutionary Thinking and Modern Chinese Culture (Harvard University Press, 2011).
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