Zhuoyi Wang

Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College
Zhuoyi Wang profile


Ph.D., Comparative Literature, UW, 2009

Zhuoyi Wang is Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures (Chinese) at Hamilton College. He is the author of Revolutionary Cycles in Chinese Cinema, 1951-1979 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), co-editor of Maoist Laughter (with Ping Zhu and Jason McGrath, Hong Kong University Press, 2019, awarded 2020 Choice’s Outstanding Academic Title), and co-editor of Teaching Film from the People’s Republic of China (the Modern Language Association of America, forthcoming). He has published in such English-language and Chinese-language journals as ArtsChina Review InternationalChinese Literature Today, Cinema and TV CultureLiterature and Art Studies, Literature and Culture StudiesJournal of Beijing Film Academy, Journal of Chinese CinemasPhoenix Weekly, Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literatureand Taiwan Lit. He has given over 100 invited scholarly talks and guest lectures on various topics in the comparative study of Chinese-language and Hollywood cinemas for institutions and organizations in the US, mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.