FENG, Jin 馮進

  • Asia
  • Eastern Asia
  • China

Jin Feng 馮進 (China/USA) is the Orville and Mary Patterson Routt Professor of Literature in the Department of Chinese and Japanese at Grinnell College. Her books include Romancing the Internet: Consuming and Producing Chinese Web Romance (2013), The Making of a Family Saga: Ginling College (1915-1952) (2009) and The New Woman in Early Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction (2004).

Happening Now

  • To mark PEN International’s centennial, Words Without Borders has published a sampler of works by writers committed to freedom of expression. Algerian novelist and scholar Med MAGANI is among them.

  • A fall harvest of book reviews coming in: of The Others by Sarah BLAU (translated from the Hebrew by Daniella Zamir); of LO Yi-Chin’s Farewell, translated from the Chinese by Jeremy TIANG; of Véronique TADJO’s In the Company of Men

  • A fascinating interview with IWP’s Senior Advisor, professor Peter Nazareth, retired from UI’s English Department in spring 2021, after nearly five decades of teaching.

  • Word reaches us that poet HU Xudong  胡续冬, who also taught comparative and world literatures at Peking University (Beida), specializing in Latin American literatures, passed away unexpectedly. RIP, Hu Xudong…

  • We note with sadness the passing of Hiroshi SAKAGAMI 坂上 弘, whose long novelistic career garnered him major literary and cultural honors. A former president of the Japan Writers’ Association, he was until his retirement also the director of Keio University Press.

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