Man He

Man He
Assistant Professor of Chinese
email
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Hollander Hall Rm 238

413-597-6268

Education

B.A. Renmin University (2000)
M.A. Seton Hall University (2004)
M.A. Ohio State University (2009)
Ph.D. Ohio State University (2015)

Areas of Expertise

20th century Chinese literature and culture;

Drama and theatre in late imperial and modern China;

Performance studies

Courses

Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

CHIN 226 / COMP 296(S)

Chinese Film and Its Significant Others

CHIN 227 / COMP 227 / THEA 227

Made in China or Making "China"?: Twentieth-Century Chinese Performative Culture

CHIN 237 T / COMP 297(F)

Present Past: The Politics of Memory in Contemporary Chinese Literatures and Films

CHIN 253 / COMP 254 / WGSS 255

"Disease" in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

CHIN 401(F)

Advanced Chinese

CHIN 402(S)

Advanced Chinese

CHIN 421

Slides, Stage, and Cinema: Modern Writers "Looking at" China

Scholarship/Creative Work

Book Reviews

Book review of The Avant-Garde and the Popular in Modern China: Tian Han and the Intersection of Performance and Politics by Liang Luo.  Frontiers of Literary Studies in China.  vol.9  no. 2 (2015), pp 337-342.

Selected Articles

“Spoken Drama of, for, and by the Peasants: Crossing the River and Ding County Experimental Theatre (1932-1937)”, in David Der-wei Wang ed., A New Literary History of Modern China, commissioned by Harvard University Press.  Scheduled for publication in 2015.

“Hong Shen: A Life in Theatre and Film”, in The Wedded Husband, ed. by Kirk A. Denton, A Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Publication, Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Foreign Language Publications, pp. 3-11, 2014.

“The Sun is Not for Us, but this Play is for the World”, Staging Chinahttp://www.stagingchina.leeds.ac.uk/library/the-sun-is-not-for-us-china-2012/

Translation

“Wei zhi you shi: yibu xieshi de zhongguo ticai ju” (The Wedded Husband: A Realistic Chinese Play) by Hong Shen, in The Wedded Husband, ed. by Kirk A. Denton, A Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Publication, Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Foreign Language Publications, pp. 50-72, 2014.

Theatre Production

The Wedded Husband: A Chinese Realistic Play, staged on November 16-17, 2013, Roy Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance Center, 1849 Cannon Dr., Columbus, OH, 43210.

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

2013 Research and Creative Activity Grant, the College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University for producing The Wedded Husband (Three Acts).

2012 Worldwide University Network (WUN), International Research Collaboration Grant on “Performing China on the Global Stage”, operated by Leeds University, UK.

2011 Graduate Teaching Assistant Reward, Graduate School, The Ohio State University.

Professional Affiliations

Association for Asian Studies

Association for Asian Performance

Chinese Oral and Performing Literature

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Chinese Language Teacher Association