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Ling Hon Lam

Chinese Program
Assistant Professor

Ling Hon Lam received his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. Before joining Berkeley, he taught Chinese literature at Vanderbilt University. He was an An Wang postdoctoral and Newhouse research fellow at Harvard University and Wellesley College, 2010-11. His research and teaching interests cover premodern drama and fiction, women's writing, sex and gender, history of sentiments, nineteenth- and twentieth-century media culture, and critical theories. His publications include “The Matriarch's Private Ears: Performance, Reading, Censorship, and the Fabrication of Interiority in The Story of the Stone” (HJAS 65.2), “Reading off the Screen: Toward Cinematic Il-literacy in Late 1950s Chinese Opera Film” (Opera Quarterly 26.2-3), "Bao-yu's Multimedia Classroom: Reading, Performance, and the Vicissitudes of the Voice from The Story of the Stone to Its Film Adaptations" (in Approaches to Teaching The Story of the Stone), and “A Case of the Chinese (Dis)order? The Haoqiu zhuan and the Competing Forms of Knowledge in European and Japanese Readings” (Asian Publishing and Society 3). His forthcoming book is titled From Dreamscapes to Theatricality: The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China. He is now working on a project concerning the fate of reading in late imperial and modern Chinese media culture.