Professor Wilcox will be on leave during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Emily Wilcox is a specialist in modern and contemporary Chinese culture, with a focus on performance culture in the People's Republic of China. Her essays and articles appear in Asian Theatre Journal, Body and Society, CHINOPERL: Chinese Oral and Performance Literature, Journal for the Anthropological Study of Human Movement, Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers, Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, TDR: The Drama Review, Wudao Pinglun (Dance Review), Yihai (Art), and the edited volume Chinese Modernity and the Individual Psyche (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Professor Wilcox teaches a wide range of courses in Chinese society and culture and has been a recipient of local, national, and international grants and fellowships for scholarly research on China. Professor Wilcox is currently completing a book manuscript titled National Movements: Socialist Postcoloniality and the Making of Chinese Dance, supported by a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. She is also curating a new unique digital archive collection for historical photographs of Chinese dance. For more information on publications, awards, activities, and courses taught, visit Professor Wilcox's personal website.