ARENA Fellow Profile – Dai Jin hua


Name: Dai Jinhua
Position: Professor
Organisation: Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture, Peking University

Brief profile:

  • Born in 1959, Beijing
  • Educated in the Department of Chinese Literature, Peking University
  • Former Associate Professor at the Beijing Film Academy before assuming professorship at the Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture and directorship of the Center for Film and Cultural Studies at Peking University
  • Having long been engaged in the New Rural Reconstruction Movement and the Green movement
  • Author of more than ten scholarly monographs
  • Her works have been translated into English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. Her literary, film and TV commentary have addressed an expanding audience in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong over the last decades.