Liana Chen

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Liana Chen

Associate Professor of Chinese Language and Literature; Program Director, The Taiwan Education and Research Program (TERP)

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Email: Liana Chen
Office Phone: (202) 994-9277

Liana Chen is assistant professor of Chinese language and literature at the George Washington University. She holds a PhD from Stanford University, and an MA from National Taiwan University. Dr. Chen is the author of Literati and Actors at Work: The Transformations of Peony Pavilion on Page and On Stage in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (Taipei: National Taiwan University Press, 2013). Her areas of teaching and research focus on Chinese drama and theatre, Chinese literature of the Ming and Qing dynasties, and Taiwanese literature and film. Liana Chen's research has been supported by The American Council of Learned Societies and Sigur Center for Asian Studies at GW.

College-level modern and classical Chinese (all levels); traditional and modern Chinese drama and theatre; performance studies; Chinese literature of the Ming and Qing dynasties; Taiwanese literature and film.