Carlos Rojas

Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

External Address: 
2204 Erwin Road Room 208, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90414, 2204 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27708-0414


Carlos Rojas is Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies; and Arts of the Moving Image, and his research focuses on issues of gender and visuality, corporeality and infection, and nationalism and diaspora studies.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Columbia University 2000

  • B.A., Cornell University 1995

Rojas, C. A Unity of Fragments: Fruit Chan and Hong Kong Cinema (In preparation). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2017.

The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures. Ed. C Rojas and A Bachner. Oxford University Press, August 2016. (Edited Book)

Ng, KC. Slow Boat to China and Other Stories. Trans. C Rojas. Columbia University Press, March 2016. (Fictional Work)

The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures (Accepted). Ed. C Rojas and A Bachner. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Yan, L. Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke. Trans. C Rojas. Grove/Atlantic Press, 2016. (Fictional Work)

Jia, P. The Lantern Bearer by Jia Pingwa (In preparation). Trans. C Rojas. CN Times Books, Inc., 2016.

Ghost Protocol: Development and Displacement in Global China. Ed. C Rojas and R Litzinger. Duke Univesity Press, 2016. (Edited Book)

Rojas, C. Homesickness: Culture, Contagion, and National Transformation in Modern China. Harvard University Press, 2015. (Monograph)

Yan, L. The Four Books by Yan Lianke. Trans. C Rojas. Grove/Atlantic, 2015.