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Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia

PhD Students

Serafina Aquilino
Serafina Aquilino

A virtual language: The use of Chinese language in electronic literature and its influence in Chinese popular culture

Angela Becher
Angela Becher

China’s urban monumentality in contemporary fiction, cinema and art


Lucrezia Botti
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Beauty and Desire in Xianglianti (Fragrant-Dressing-Case-Style) Poetry (Working Title)

Letizia Fusini
Letizia Fusini

Concepts of tragedy in Gao Xingjian post-exile plays


Roberta Ginleiz Gattodoro
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The Transmission of the Puṇyavanta- Jātaka, A Sanskrit Buddhist text handed down into Chinese, Tocharian and Tibetan.

Pamela Anne Hunt
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Configurations of Masculinity and Realms of Agency in Post- 1989 Chinese Fiction


Bodil Margaret Knuts
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Flight or Fight: the Nation is Lost. The influence of a vagrant life on the notion of "home” in the prose of Xiao Hong (1911-1942) and Xiao Jun (1907-1988)


Liu Yangruxin
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Working title: The Transmission and Reception of the Shiji 史記 in the Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Man Yee Lum
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Drama Criticism of the Eighteenth Century


Yuanyuan Ma
Yuanyuan Ma

Between National Essence and New Knowledge – Re-evaluating Xueheng in the 1920s and 1930s

Alastair Ewan Macdonald
Alastair Ewan Macdonald

A new direction in the vernacular short story: interactions between “popular” and elite culture in Paian jingqi.


Hector James Ross Maclennan
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Chinese Reportage in the Early Years of the People's Republic of China

How Wee Ng
How Wee Ng

Worrying about the Audience: The Discourse of Television Drama Censorship in Postsocialist China


Tsz Wing Wu
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Humorous Writings of the Late Ming Scholar-official Wang Siren (1572-1646)

Binbin Yao
Yao Binbin

Working Title: How Emperor Qianlong's Poetry Ilustrates Festival Celebrations in the Imperial Court

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Beibei Zhan
Beibei Zhan

Wedding Ritual in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD): Prescriptions, Practices and the Discourse (tentative title)