Paola Iovene Office: 1050 E 59th St
Wieboldt 301G
Chicago, IL, 60615
Phone: 773.834.1847 Email Interests:

Twentieth and twenty-first century Chinese literature and film; concepts of realism, modernism, and avant-garde; translation; Chinese opera film; documentary; literary history; media studies.

Associate Professor in Chinese Literature Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Director of Graduate Studies;

Professor Iovene's work focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century Chinese literature and film. Her areas of research include contemporary Chinese fiction and criticism; popular science; conceptions of Chinese realism, modernism, and avant-garde; the translation of foreign literature in socialist China; narrative temporality in fiction and film; late 1940s cinema; opera film; and post-1989 Chinese independent documentary film.