Andrea Goldman


Associate Professor, History

Department: Department of History
5355 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Campus Mail Code: 147303
Phone: 310-825-3368

Keywords: China


PhD, History, from University of California, Berkeley, 2005.


Cultural and social history of early modern and modern China, with particular emphasis on the subfields of urban history, performance, the politics of aesthetics, and gender studies.


 “Qing zhong ye suku ju jiqi xingbie qingxiang” 清中葉訴苦劇及其性別傾向 (Polemical plays and
gendered sympathies in the mid-Qing capital), Dangdai haiwai zhongguo yanjiu (International Review of
Chinese Studies)
當代海外中國研究, 2 (2015): 167-91.

Opera and the City: The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770-1900 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012); paperback edition, 2014; recipient of the 2014 Association for Asian Studies Joseph A. Levenson Pre-1900 Book Prize.

"Kunqu de ouran xiaowang" (The accidental death of kun opera), in Hua Wei et al. (eds.), Kunqu. Chun san er yue tian--miandui shijie de kunqu yu Mudanting (Kun opera's new spring days--kun opera and the Peony Pavilion mount the global stage). Shanghai guji chubanshe (2009).

"Actors and Aficionados in Qing Dynasty Texts of Theatrical Connoisseurship," Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 68.1 (2008).

“The Nun Who Wouldn't Be: Representations of Female Desire in Two Performance Genres of ‘Si fan.'” Late Imperial China 22.1 (2001).