Sarah E. Kile specializes in early-modern Chinese literature and culture, examining Ming and Qing drama, fiction, and essays. Her other research and teaching interests include theatricality and performance; social network analysis; the body, gender, and sexuality; print culture; and the comparative study of early-modern visual and textual representational practices.

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Prior to joining the Brown faculty in Fall 2013, Kile was a post-doctoral fellow at the Michigan Society of Fellows. She completed her MA and PhD in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University. She received her BA from Beloit College in 2003, after which she spent a year at Peking University on a Fulbright fellowship. In addition to graduate training in the U.S., Kile has also studied at Fudan University and the IUP program at Tsinghua University, and she has been a visiting scholar at Nanjing University and Peking University.

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