Jing Li is an Associate Professor of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Studies at Gettysburg College. Her research interests include ethnic tourism and cultural transformations in southwest China, gender and folklore, Chinese folklore scholarship, ethnic literature, film, and performing arts in China, folktale and contemporary filmic adaptations. Her publications have appeared in Asian Ethnicity, Modern China, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, Minsu Yanjiü (Folklore Studies), and Asian Ethnology. She recently wrote a chapter on folktale films in China in the book titled Fairy Tale Films beyond Disney: International Perspectives (forthcoming, Routledge). Courses Taught: Beginning Chinese (CHN101 and CHN102), Intermediate Chinese (CHN201 and CHN 202), Advanced Chinese (CHN301), "Travel Writing, Tourism and Culture in China (AS/ANTH 229)", "Chinese Folklore: Going to the People (AS 224)", and "Folktales and Fairy Tales: From Grimm Brothers to China (AS227)".
Associate Professor, Asian Studies
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PhD University of Pennsylvania, 2004
MA Peking University, 1997
BA Peking University, 1993