Lei Ping

Lei Ping
 PhD in East Asian Studies, NYU; MA in Education, NYU; BA in Philosophy, Fudan University.
Assistant Professor of Chinese

Courses Taught:
§ Chinese Intro 1& 2
§ Chinese Intermediate 1 & 2
§ Contemporary Chinese Cities
§ Urbanization and Social Space in Contemporary Chinese Cities
Recent Publications:
 Feb, 2010 “Restratified Private Space in Postsocialist Shanghai.” Ciel Variable, Issue 84
“Les strates de l’espace privé dans un Shanghai postsocialiste” Ciel Variable, Issue 84
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Research Interests:
Urban cultural studies, Shanghai studies, 20th century Chinese literature, history and film, socialist and postsocialist urban land policy, real estate, property rights law.
Professional Affiliations:
 Association of Asian Studies (AAS)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
Recent Presentations/Exhibits:
Mar, 2011: “Becoming ‘Remolded’— Zhou Erfu’s “Morning in Shanghai’ and Limits of Socialist Transformation of Bourgeois Subjectivity in Early 1950s Shanghai” at Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference, Hawaii
Mar, 2010: “Visualizing the ‘Invisible’ through Socio-Spatial Distinctions of the Everyday”, Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference, Philadelphia
Oct, 2009: “Power of a Spatial Allegory: Shanghai and Its Postsocialist Everyday Life” at Canadian Association of Cultural Studies (CACS) Biannual Conference, McGill University, Montreal
May, 2009: “Distinction of Spaces: Ruins of Longtang Life in Post-Haussmannized Shanghai” at University of Tokyo, Center of Philosophy (UTCP) Graduate
Student Conference “The Plural Present of Historical Life”
Awards and Honors:
 Dec, 2009: GSAS Dean’s Travel Grant, NYU
2005-2009: Henry MacCracken Fellowship, NYU

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