• 41 Citations
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Professor Zamperini’s interests, in terms of research and teaching, span pre-modern Chinese literature, dream cultures, gender studies, queer theory, Chinese history, fashion studies, Chinese and Tibetan Buddhism, and contemporary Chinese fiction, cinema, and popular culture. To date, she has written and published extensively about prostitution, female suicide, pornography, and spiritual resonance in pre-modern Chinese literature.

Education/Academic qualification

Chinese Literature, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1999

Chinese Literature, MA, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1994

Chinese Language and Literature, BA, University of Ca 'Foscari

… → 1991

Research interests

  • Gender studies
  • Pre-modern Chinese literature

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Research Output

Chinese Fashion in Recent Years

Zamperini, P., 2016, Encyclopedia of Popular Culture in Asia and Oceania. Murray, J. A. & Nadeau, K. M. (eds.). ABC-CLIO

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Fashion, China, and Trends: A Critical Perspective

Zamperini, P., 2015, In : China Policy Institute.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching with Tankas

Zamperini, P. & Heim, M., 2013, Picturing Enlightenment: Tibetan Tangkas in the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College. Rhie, M. M. (ed.). Mead Art Museum, Amherst College

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

On Their Dress They Wore A Body: Fashion and Identity in late Qing Shanghai

Translated title of the contribution: 将身体穿在衣服之上:晚清上海的时尚和认同Zamperini, P., 2011, The Chinese women’s history reader. Xiaonan, D., Zheng, W. & Chien-ming, Y. (eds.). Peking University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)