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Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia

Dr Rossella Ferrari

BA (Venice), MA, PhD (London)

Overview

Rosella Ferrari
Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia

Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Culture & Language

SOAS China Institute

Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute

Name:
Dr Rossella Ferrari
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4047
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
399a
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 3.30pm-5.30pm (teaching weeks 1-5)

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Angela Becher, China’s urban monumentality in contemporary fiction, cinema and art
  • Eddie Bertozzi , One Step Forward Into Reality: Redefining the Realist Style in Contemporary Chinese Cinema
  • How Wee Ng , Worrying about the Audience: The Discourse of Television Drama Censorship in Postsocialist China
  • Letizia Fusini, Concepts of tragedy in Gao Xingjian post-exile plays

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
  • China
Languages
  • Italian

Publications

Authored Books

Ferrari, Rossella (2012) Pop Goes The Avant-Garde: Experimental Theatre in Contemporary China. London; New York; Calcutta: Seagull Books. (Enactments)

Ferrari, Rossella (2004) Da Madre Courage e i suoi figli a Jiang Qing e i suoi mariti. Percorsi brechtiani in Cina. [From Mother Courage and her Children to Jiang Qing and her Husbands. Brechtian Trajectories in China]. Venice: Cafoscarina.

Book Chapters

Ferrari, Rossella (2014) 'Tang Our Contemporary: Twenty-First Century Adaptations of Peony Pavilion.' In: Santangelo, Paolo and Tan, Tian Yuan, (eds.), Passion, Romance, and Qing: The World of Emotions and States of Mind in Peony Pavilion (3 vols.). Leiden, Boston: Brill. (Emotions and States of Mind in East Asia) (Forthcoming)

Ferrari, Rossella (2011) 'Beckett’s Chinese Progeny: Absurdity, Waiting, and the Godot Motif in Contemporary China.' In: Maufort, Marc and Figueira, Dorothy, (eds.), Theatres in the Round: Multi-ethnic, Indigenous, and Intertextual Dialogues in Drama. Bruxelles, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, pp. 133-159. (Dramaturgies)

Ferrari, Rossella (2007) '“Avant-garde Drama and Theater: China”.' In: Cody, Gabrielle and Sprinchorn, Evert, (eds.), The Columbia Encyclopaedia of Modern Drama. New York: Columbia University Press.

Ferrari, Rossella (2006) '"Gao Xingjian".' In: Wintle, Justin, (ed.), New Makers of Modern Culture. London & New York: Routledge.

Ferrari, Rossella (2005) 'Il selvaggio di Gao Xingjian: nativismo o modernismo? [Gao Xingjian's Wild Man: Nativism or Modernism?].' In: Scarpari, M. and Lippiello, T., (eds.), Caro Maestro... Scritti in onore di Lionello Lanciotti per l'ottantesimo compleanno. Venice: Cafoscarina, pp. 533-545.

Articles

Ferrari, Rossella (2013) 'Notes on the (Pop) Avant-Garde in China.' Berfrois .

Ferrari, Rossella (2013) 'Kua guo/kua meiti/kua wenben: dazhonghua diqu cong yinmu dao wutai de kuajie chuangzuo 跨国/跨媒体/跨文本 :大中華地區從銀幕到舞台的跨界創作.' 文化視野 / Cultural Vision (2). pp. 130-142.

Ferrari, Rossella (2012) 'Architecture and/in Theatre from the Bauhaus to Hong Kong: Mathias Woo's 'Looking for Mies'.' New Theatre Quarterly, 28 (1). pp. 3-19.

Ferrari, Rossella (2012) 'The Avant-Garde is Dead, Long Live the (Pop) Avant-Garde! Critical Reconfigurations in Contemporary Chinese Theatre.' positions: asia critique, 20 (4). pp. 1127-1157.

Ferrari, Rossella (2011) 'Disenchanted Presents, Haunted Pasts, and Dystopian Futures: Deferred Millennialism in the Cinema of Meng Jinghui.' Journal of Contemporary China, 20 (71). pp. 699-721.

Ferrari, Rossella (2011) 'The Stage as a Drawing Board: Zuni Icosahedron’s Architecture Is Art Festival.' TDR: The Drama Review, 55 (1). pp. 137-149.

Ferrari, Rossella (2010) 'Journey(s) to the East—-Travels, Trajectories, and Transnational Chinese Theatre(s).' Postcolonial Studies, 13 (4). pp. 351-366.

Ferrari, Rossella (2008) 'Transnation/transmedia/transtext: border-crossing from screen to stage in Greater China.' Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 2 (1). pp. 53-65.

Ferrari, Rossella (2008) 'Dalla Repubblica Popolare alla repubblica pop.' Hystrio. Trimestrale di teatro e spettacolo, 21 (3). pp. 56-59.

Ferrari, Rossella (2005) 'Anarchy in the PRC: Meng Jinghui and his Adaptation of Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist.' Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, 17 (2). pp. 1-48.

Ferrari, Rossella (2001) 'Verso una nuova concezione teatrale: Huang Zuolin e la xieyi xijuguan. [Towards a New Theatrical Conception: Huang Zuolin and his xieyi xijuguan].' Asiatica Venetiana, 6-7 (2001-2002). pp. 111-138.

Book Reviews

Ferrari, Rossella (2009) 'Review of "Origins of the Chinese Avant-Garde: The Modern Woodcut Movement" by Xiaobing Tang.' China Review International, 16 (2). pp. 271-275.

Ferrari, Rossella (2009) 'Review of "Children of Marx and Coca Cola: Chinese Avant-garde Art and Independent Cinema" by Xiaoping Lin.' China Review International, 16 (4). pp. 544-549.

Ferrari, Rossella (2008) 'Review of A History of Contemporary Chinese Literature by Hong Zicheng.' The China Quarterly (194). pp. 448-449.

Ferrari, Rossella (2008) 'Review of Significant Other. Staging the American in China by Claire Conceison.' TDR The Drama Review, 52 (1). pp. 204-206.

Ferrari, Rossella (2005) 'Review of Gao Xingjian and Transcultural Chinese Theater by Sy Ren Quah.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 68 (2). pp. 333-335.

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