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Cara Healey and Chinese Science Fiction: Home

This guide provides resources on Chinese Science Fiction for Dr. Cara Healey's presentation on March 20, 2019


Dr. Cara Healey's talk, "Madmen and Iron Houses: Lu Xun, Information Degradation, and Generic Hybridity in Chinese Science Fiction," will be on March 20, 2019 at 4:30 in the Peeler Auditorium.

About Dr. Cara Healey

"Cara earned her Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies with an additional Ph.D. emphasis in applied linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017. She received her M.A. in Asian Studies from UCSB in 2013 and her A.B. in East Asian Studies from Princeton University in 2009.


"Cara studies contemporary Chinese science fiction. Her current project is tentatively titled Genre Transgressions and Transnationalism in Chinese Science Fiction.


"Cara has also translated several Chinese-language short stories into English for the literary magazine Pathlight and for a forthcoming Columbia University Press anthology of Chinese science fiction."


- From Cara Healey's Website

Interviews with Chinese Science Fiction Writers

Wandering Earth

Want to see more Chinese science fiction on the big screen? Check out this trailer for Wandering Earth, a blockbuster science fiction film made in China. Netflix recently purchased the rights to stream the film, so keep looking for it online.

Chinese Science Fiction at the Library

Works by Lu Xun