Andrew Jones

Professor
2012-2013
Andrew Jones

A specialist in modern Chinese literature and media culture, Andrew Jones is Professor and Louis. B Agassiz Chair in Chinese. He is the author of Like A Knife: Ideology and Genre in Contemporary Chinese Popular Music; Developmental Fairy Tales: Evolutionary Thinking and Modern Chinese Culture; and Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in the Chinese Jazz Age, co-editor of The Afro-Asian Century and The Discovery of the Child: The Problem of the Child in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, and translator of literary works by Yu Hua and Eileen Chang. His research and teaching interests include music, media culture, film, contemporary fiction, and children’s literature. His current research projects include studies of music in the Chinese 1960s, and the transistorization of sound in the era of decolonization.