Bio


Lingjia Xu is a Ph.D. student in East Asian Languages and Cultures at Stanford University. She specializes in modern Chinese literature, media, and cultural studies. With her general interest in the intersection of techno-science, politics, and culture, she is developing her project on the cross-media reinvention of the ideal of craftsmanship in post-socialist China, which seeks to contribute to studies on labor and technology, nationalism, popular culture, and film and media.

Education & Certifications


  • M.A., Stanford University, East Asian Languages and Cultures (2020)
  • B.A., Fudan University, Chinese Language and Literature (2018)