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Asian Languages and Literatures, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Enhua Zhang

Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Director (Chinese) *until summer2106
Undergraduate Advisor (Chinese) *from fall2016

Contact Information

Location: Herter 340
Phone:(413) 545-4946


Courses taught

Chinese 136 Introduction to Chinese Cinema
Chinese 241 Contemporary Chinese Literature
Chinese 397J/597J Chinese Popular Culture
Chinese 526 Readings in Modern Chinese Literature I
Chinese 527 Readings in Modern Chinese Literature II
Chinese 326 Intermediate Chinese
Chinese 426 Advanced Chinese I
Chinese 427 Advanced Chinese II


Ph.D. Columbia University
M.Phil. Columbia University
M.A. Nankai University
B.A. summa cum laude Nankai University


Enhua Zhang received her Ph.D. in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture from Columbia University in 2007. She was the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University from 2009-10. Her research and teaching interests include Modern Chinese Literature, Chinese Cinema and Popular Culture, Chinese and Comparative Studies, and Gender Studies. She is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Cartographies of Revolution: Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China (1919-1969). She has published on the Long March, Red Tourism in China, and Chinese author Xiao Hong.

Research Interests

Modern Chinese Literature, Chinese Cinema and Popular Culture; Chinese and Comparative Studies; Gender Studies;