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Jean Ma

Associate Professor
Department of Art & Art History
Stanford University
United States of America


Jean Ma teaches in Film and Media Studies program and is Director of Graduate Studies for Art History. She has recently taught courses on Chinese cinema, film sound, histories and theories of technological media, and horror films. She is the author of Melancholy Drift: Marking Time in Chinese Cinema (Hong Kong University Press, 2010), and coeditor of Still Moving: Between Cinema and Photography (Duke University Press, 2008) and “Sound and Music,” a special issue of the Journal of Chinese Cinemas. Her work has appeared in Grey Room, Post Script, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Camera Obscura, Criticism. Her newest book is Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (Duke University Press, 2015).

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Chinese Cinema, Film/Cinema, Gender and Sexuality, Photography

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