Jin Feng

Department chair of Chinese and Japanese

Orville and Mary Patterson Routt Professor of Literature

Jin Feng is Professor of Chinese and the Orville and Mary Patterson Routt Professor of Literature at Grinnell College. She teaches all levels of Chinese language and on Chinese literature and culture, such as "Freedom and Authority: the Control of Reproduction," and "Chinese Food for Thought."

She is the author of Romancing the Internet: Consuming and Producing Chinese Web Romance (Leidon and Boston: Brill, 2013), The Making of a Family Saga: Ginling College (SUNY Press, 2009), The New Woman in Early Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction (Purdue University Press, 2004) and numerous articles in Chinese and English. She is also the editor of Nostalgia and the Modern City (Fudan University Press, 2018), and the translator of Chen Hengzhe's Early Autobiography (Anhui Education Publication, 2006). She is currently researching and writing on food nostalgia in China from the 6th to the 21first century.

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