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Eileen C. Chow, Associate Professor of the Practice of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Eileen C. Chow

Eileen Cheng-yin Chow 周成蔭 is Associate Professor of the Practice in Chinese and Japanese Cultural Studies at Duke University, and one of the founding directors of Story Lab at Duke. She is currently the Director of Graduate Studies for Duke Asian Pacific Studies Institute's East Asian Studies graduate program, and a founding/core faculty member of Duke Asian American and Diaspora Studies.

Eileen is also Director of the Cheng Shewo Institute of Chinese Journalism at Shih Hsin University in Taipei, Taiwan 世新大學舍我紀念館與新聞研究中心, and she co-directs the Biographical Literature Press and its longstanding Chinese-language history journal, Biographical Literature 傳記文學. Eileen serves on the executive board of the LA Review of Books, and as co-editor of the Duke University Press book series, Sinotheory. Eileen received her A.B. in Literature from Harvard and her Ph.D in Comparative Literature at Stanford.

Find her on Twitter: @chowleen.

Contact Info: 
Office Location:  2204 Erwin Rd, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2023):

    East Duke 204B, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AADS 335.01, HISTORY 228.01, ICS 336.01)
    Friedl Bdg 107, M 03:20 PM-05:50 PM
    (also cross-listed as AMES 700.01, HISTORY 707.01, RELIGION 700.01)
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Ph.D.Stanford University2000

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Li, Y; Space, AP, Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li (August, 2021), pp. 256 pages, Public Space Books, ISBN 1734590769  [abs]
  2. Wang, DD-W, A New Literary History of Modern China (May, 2017), pp. 1032 pages, Harvard University Press, ISBN 0674967917  [abs]
  3. The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas, edited by Rojas, C; Cheng-yin Chow, E (2013), Oxford University Press
  4. Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas, edited by Rojas, C; Chow, E (2013), Oxford University Press
  5. Yu, H, Brothers: A Novel by Yu Hua (2009), Pantheon (translated by Rojas, C; Cheng-yin Chow, E.)

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