Carlos Rojas

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

Yan, L. Marrow. Trans. C Rojas. Penguin Books China, 2015. (Fictional Work)

The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas. Ed. C Rojas and E Cheng-yin Chow. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. (Edited Book)

Yan, L. Lenin’s Kisses by Yan Lianke. Trans. C Rojas. Grove/Atlantic Press, 2012.

Rojas, C. The Great Wall: A Cultural History. Harvard University Press, 2010.

Yu, H. Brothers: A Novel by Yu Hua. Trans. C Rojas and E Cheng-yin Chow. Pantheon, 2009.

Rethinking Chinese Popular Culture: Cannibalizations of the Canon. Ed. C Rojas and E Cheng-yin Chow. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Rojas, C. The Naked Gaze: Reflections on Chinese Modernity. Harvard University Asia Center, 2008.

Writing Taiwan: A New Literary History. Ed. D Der-wei Wang and C Rojas. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.