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Shaowen Zhang

Undergraduate Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow, 2023-2024

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Research Fields: My primary research focuses on theories, discourses and ecologies of color during the PRC’s socialist period. Broader areas of interest include:
*Modern Chinese visual culture, film, and media
*Socialist cosmopolitanisms
*Postsocialist urbanisms and imaginations of space
*Contemporary East Asian media cultures
*20th c. photography
*Histories and theories of utopia
*Ethnic minority film and literature

BSc. Georgia Institute of Technology, Architecture (2015)
M.Arch, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (2018)
PhD, Harvard University, Film and Visual Studies (in progress)

Languages: English, Chinese, Russian (intermediate)

Dissertation title: “Revolution in Color”