Teng Xu

Teng Xu

teng@umail.ucsb.edu

Specialization: Contemporary Chinese media

Office: HSSB 2214

Office Hours: Mondays 10–11am and 4–5pm
Office Hours Time Period: Fall 2018

My research interests include contemporary Chinese media, media anthropology (especially reception studies), and literary theory. My PhD research consists of an ethnographic analysis of media consumption in urban China. More specifically, I will focus on Guangzhou youth’s consumption of media contents concerning love and intimacy.

Academic History

  • M.Phil., Social Anthropology, University of Oxford, 2014.
  • B.A., French, Renmin University of China, 2012.
  • Anthropology, Université Paris Nanterre, 2010–2011.

Advisors

Teaching Assistantships

  • Fall 2018, 2016, & 2015  –  RG ST/EACS 21: Zen Buddhism
  • Spring 2018, 2017, & 2016  –  EACS 4B: East Asian Traditions: Modern
  • Winter 2018, 2017, & 2016  –  EACS 4A: East Asian Traditions: Pre-Modern
  • Fall 2017  –  CHIN 35: Introduction to Taiwan Literature

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