Paola Iovene
East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Paola Iovene is a scholar of twentieth and twenty-first Chinese literature and film, with additional interests in Chinese opera film, translation, and media studies. She is the author of Tales of Future Past: Literature and Anticipation in Contemporary China (2014), which traces how feelings about the future have shaped literary institutions, genres, and texts in socialist and post-socialist China. Iovene is Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations