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Skidmore College
World Languages and Literatures
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Mao Chen

Professor of Chinese Language and Literature and The Courtney and steven ross chair in interdisciplinary studies

Office:  Palamountain 412
Phone: (518) 580-5204


  • Ph.D., SUNY at Stony Brook
  • M.A., SUNY at Stony Brook
  • B.A., Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Comparative literature
  • Chinese literary culture and intellectual foundations
  • Hermeneutics and reception theory
  • Translation studies
  • Film and performative criticism