Sophia Tingting Zhao

Sophia Tingting Zhao, Assistant Professor of Chinese

Sophia Tingting Zhao, Assistant Professor of Chinese
Sophia Tingting Zhao, Assistant Professor of Chinese

Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
316 Major Williams Hall 
220 Stanger St. 
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5362 | tzhao@vt.edu

Sophia Tingting Zhao is an Assistant Professor of Chinese in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. 

  • Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Theater
  • Chinese Cinema
  • Urban Culture
  • Mei Lanfang
  • Ph.D. East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • Stanford University
  • Director, Chinese Program
  • Association for Asian Studies
  • Association for Asian Performance
  • Chinese Oral and Performing Literature
  • Emerging Scholar Award, The Association for Asian Performance
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
  • Dissertation Research Grant, Stanford University

Books

明代咏崑曲詩歌選注 (Ming Dynasty Poetry on Kun Opera: An Annotated Anthology, co-authored). Xiuwei Publishing Co., 2014.

荔鏡記 (Tale of Lychee and Mirror, co-authored). Sanmin shuju, 2014.

Journal Articles

“Reorienting the Gaze in Mei Lanfang’s Lyrical Theatre: Performing Female Interiority.” Asian Theatre Journal, vol. 33, no. 2, 2016, pp. 395–419.

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