Tao Dongfeng is Professor of Chinese at Capital Normal University in Beijing, China and specialized in contemporary Chinese literature and culture. His is author of Chinese Literature since Reform and Opening Up (1978-2008), Cultural Criticism in Contemporary China, and Cultural Studies: The West and China.Yang Xiaobin is Associate Research Professor at the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica (Taiwan). He is author of The Chinese Postmodern: Trauma and Irony in Chinese Avant-Garde Fiction, History and Rhetoric, and Negative Aesthetics: Literary Theory and Cultural Criticism of the Frankfurt School.Rosemary Roberts is a Lecturer in Chinese Studies at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is author of Maoist Model Theatre: The Semiotics of Gender and Sexuality in the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) and has edited or co-edited four volumes of critical works on women’s studies and cultural studies in China and East Asia including Ambiguities of Gender and Genre in Asian Cultures (with Tomoko Aoyama) and Gender and Performance in Asian Cultural Contexts (with Helen Creese). Yang Ling is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of Literary Studies at Beijing Normal University. She is editor, with Prof. Tao Dongfeng, of Fan Cultures: A Reader.