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dianl@arizona.edu
Phone
(520) 626-3477
Office
Learning Services Building 114
Office Hours
Spring 2024: Thursdays 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Li, Dian
Professor

Profession Li's research interests include classical and modern Chinese critical theories, diaspora and translational studies, translation theory and practice, contemporary Chinese poetry and film.

Core Courses: New Chinese Cinema, Writer and Society in modern China, English/Chinese Translation: Theory and Practice, Chinese Immigrant Literature and Film.

 

Currently Teaching

CHN 305 – Global Kung Fu Cinema

Study of Kung Fu Cinema in its relations to the Chinese martial arts tradition with a focus on the context of its rise from a niche film genre to a global cultural phenomenon.

Study of Kung Fu Cinema in its relations to the Chinese martial arts tradition with a focus on the context of its rise from a niche film genre to a global cultural phenomenon.

CHN 251 – New Chinese Cinema

Introduces students to contemporary Chinese films and studies the role of cinema as historiography and ethnography.

Introduces students to contemporary Chinese films and studies the role of cinema as historiography and ethnography.

CHN 465 – Chinese/English Translation: Theory and Practice

Introduction to the theory and practice of English-to-Chinese and Chinese-to-English translations including study of the role of translation in China-West encounters and learning the craft of translation.

CHN 565 – Chinese/English Translation: Theory and Practice

Introduction to the theory and practice of English-to-Chinese and Chinese-to-English translations including study of the role of translation in China-West encounters and learning the craft of translation. Graduate-level requirements include much longer and more difficult assignments.