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Short biography

Pao-chen Tang studies in the joint PhD program in Cinema and Media Studies & East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, where he also received his MA in Humanities. Before coming to Chicago, he received his BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Taiwan University.

Major publications

  • “Of Dogs and Hot Dogs: Distractions in Early Cinema.” Early Popular Visual Culture 15.1 (2017): 44-58. (Winner of the 2015 Domitor Student Essay Award)
  • “Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Art and Ecology in Xu Bing’s Forest Project,” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art 15.1 (2016): 86-108.
  • “簡談電影與動物研究” [On Cinema and Animal Studies], Reflexion (思想) 29 (2015): 161-78.

Research interests

Chinese-language cinemas of all periods and regions; contemporary East Asian cinemas; animal and landscape in cinema and the other arts; ecocriticism and ecocinema; documentary

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