Expertise: Chinese literature & popular culture
Dr. Rong Cai teaches Chinese, Chinese literature and Chinese film at Emory in the Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures. She is currently working on the representation of history in popular culture in China today using the image of nation in contemporary historical TV dramas. Dr. Cai’s Ph.D. in Chinese and Comparative Literature is from Washington University in St. Louis. Her book, The Subject of Crisis in Contemporary Literature, is published by University of Hawaii Press.