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Carlos Rojas, Professor of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

Carlos Rojas

Carlos Rojas is Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies; and Arts of the Moving Image, and his research focuses on issues of gender and visuality, corporeality and infection, and nationalism and diaspora studies.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  2204 Erwin Road Room 208, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  https://duke.box.com/s/jegsxew946vtxa61glm94uv8po3cew63

Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • AMES 439.01, QUEER CHINA Synopsis
    East Duke 204A, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMI 439.01, CULANTH 439.01, GSF 439.01, LIT 439.01, VMS 439.01)
  • AMES 590.01, SPECIAL TOPICS Synopsis
    East Duke 204A, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • AMES 738.01, THEORIES OF MINORITY DISCOURSE Synopsis
    East Duke 204A, M 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
Office Hours:

Wed. 2-4pm
Education:

Ph.D.Columbia University2000
B.A.Cornell University1995
Specialties:

Chinese
Research Interests:

Current projects: Ghost Protocol: Development and Displacement in Global China (Duke University Press, 2015), co-editor with Ralph Litzinger, The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures (Oxford University Press, 2015), co-editor with Andrea Bachner, Ng Kim Chew, From Island to Island: Dari Pulau Ke Pulau, translator (Columbia University Press, 2015)

Carlos Rojas is Associate Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies, Women’s Studies, and Arts of the Moving Image, and his research focuses on issues of gender and visuality, corporeality and infection, and nationalism and diaspora studies.

Curriculum Vitae
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Carlos Rojas, Homesickness: Culture, Contagion, and National Reform in Modern China (2015), Harvard University Press
  2. Yan Lianke (Carlos Rojas, trans.), The Four Books (2015), Grove/Atlantic
  3. Carlos Rojas and Eileen Chow, Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas (2013), Oxford University Press
  4. Yan Lianke (Carlos Rojas, trans.), Lenin's Kisses (2012), Grove/Atlantic Press
  5. Carlos Rojas, Discourses of Disease, special issue of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (Spring, 2011)
  6. Rojas, C, The Great Wall: A Cultural History (2010), Harvard University Press
  7. Carlos Rojas and Eileen Cheng-yin Chow, Rethinking Chinese Popular Culture: Cannibalizations of the Canon, edited by Rojas, C; Cheng-yin Chow, E (2009), Routledge
  8. Yu Hua (Eileen Cheng-yin Chow and Carlos Rojas, trans.), Brothers: A Novel (2009), Pantheon (Translation short-listed for the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize.)
  9. Rojas, C, The Naked Gaze: Reflections on Chinese Modernity (2008), Harvard University Asia Center
  10. David Der-wei Wang and Carlos Rojas, Writing Taiwan: A New Literary History, edited by Der-wei Wang, D; Rojas, C (2007), Duke University Press

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