Ning Ma

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Asian & Middle Eastern Studies .
220 Folwell Hall
9 Pleasant St. SE

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD: Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies, Princeton University.
  • B.A.: English , Beijing University, Beijing, China.


  • Early Modern (Ming-Qing) Chinese Literature and Culture
  • Comparative Early Modernity
Courses Taught
  • ALL3351 Martial Arts in Chinese Literature and Films
  • ALL3362 Women Writers in Chinese History
  • ALL3363 Patterns in Chinese Cultural History
  • ALL5374 The Monkey King and Transcultural China
  • CHN5214 Introduction to Classical Chinese Language and Culture
  • The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West. Ma, Ning, Oxford University Press, Author, 2016. Link
  • UMN College of Liberal Arts Talle Faculty Research Award, 2019
  • TeachingSupport@UMN Teaching Innovation Grant, 2019
  • Sidonie Clauss Dissertation Prize, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Princeton University, 2009
  • A. Owen Aldridge Prize, American Comparative Literature Association, 2008