Andrew Justin Rodekohr


Assistant Professor of Chinese

  B.A. – University of Georgia, 1999 (Comparative Literature)

M.A. -
Columbia University, 2004 (Modern Chinese Literature)

Ph.D. -
Harvard University, 2012 (Modern Chinese Literature)

Telephone:(336) 758-7192
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Curriculum Vitae

Andy joined the East Asian Languages and Cultures department at Wake Forest in 2012. His dissertation work at Harvard University focuses on the figure of the crowd in modern Chinese literature and visual culture. His current research concerns the film, visual culture, and literature from Taiwan in the 1960s. At Wake he teaches courses on premodern Chinese fiction, Chinese film, Sinophone literature and film, and popular culture.


EAL/HMN 252 “From Film in History: Chinese Cinemas”

EAL301_2012 Fall.The Supernatural and the Erotic

FYS “Locating China: Stories of Site and City”

EAL/HMN 271 “Mass Culture in Modern China”

EAL 272/HMN 273 “Film and Literature from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Beyond”



“Conjuring the Masses: The Spectral / Spectacular Crowd in Chinese Film,” in The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas (forthcoming)
““Human Wave Tactics”: Zhang Yimou, Cinematic Ritual, and the Problems of Crowds” in Red Legacies in China: Cultural Afterlives of the Communist Revolution (forthcoming)



“Minor Sinophone Literature: Diasporic Modernity’s Incomplete Journey” by Kim Chew Ng, for Global Chinese Literature: Critical Essays (2010)


JPN101 Elementary Japanese I

JPN102 Elementary Japanese II

JPN153 Intermediate Japanese I

JPN201 Intermediate Japanese II

JPN220 Advanced Japanese I

JPN230 Advanced Japanese II