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Jie Li

Jie Li is a Ph.D. candidate in modern Chinese literature and film studies at Harvard University.  Her critical interests are in contemporary Chinese cinema, documentary films from propaganda to testimony, ethnographic films, and cinematic representations of war.  She has published fiction in the Chinese literary journal Shanghai Literature and has essays appearing or forthcoming in Senses of Cinema and The Journal of Film and Video.  Her documentary The Al-Hadji and His Wives has been screened at several international film festivals.

Contact: jieli@fas.harvard.edu