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Chen Jianguo

Dr. Jianguo Chen
Dr. Chen is an associate professor of Chinese studies and founding director of the Chinese program at the University of Delaware as well as director of the US Department of State’s NSLIY Summer Institute in China. Jianguo Chen received his Ph.D. in Chinese and comparative literary studies from the University of California at Davis. His research interests include Chinese cultural studies, Chinese film studies, translation, contemporary Chinese society, modern Chinese literature, the 20th-century Chinese fiction, comparative literature and theory. Jianguo Chen authored and co-authored several books, including The Aesthetics of the BeyondPhantasmNostalgia, and Literary Practice in Contemporary China (the University of Delaware Press, 2009) and Teaching and Learning Chinese: Issues and Perspectives (New Age Information, Inc., 2010). He is a contributing editor of Encyclopedia of Modern China (Thomson Gale, 2009). He has published many chapters in books, including Images of Robin HoodAspects of DiasporaStudies on North American Chinese WritersLiterature as Cultural Memory; and Teaching and Learning Chinese: Issues and Perspectives. In addition, Jianguo Chen also published many peer review journal articles in the leading scholarly journals such as Modern Chinese Literature and CultureComparative Literature StudiesAmerican Journal of Chinese StudiesTamkiang ReviewChinese Culture, and Social Sciences. He also wrote dozens book reviews and reviewed many manuscripts for scholarly presses and journals. Among the many honors and grants he received were the federal grants from the US Department of State, a total of more than $1.5 million, and university research grants from the University of Delaware.
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