Dr. Ding Jin was born in Jinan, Shandong Province in September 1990. In 2013, he received a Dual BA degree in Chinese Language and Literature and English Language and Literature from Zhejiang University. He holds an Honors Certificate of Graduation from the Zhu Kezhen Honors College of Zhejiang University, and a Level 8 Certificate in the English Language major. In 2018, he received his Ph.D. in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature from Zhejiang University. From 2016 to 2017, he was sent under government sponsorship and funding to Waseda University in Japan as a Visiting Researcher for one year. Since 2018, he has been an Assistant Researcher at the Institute of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature of the School of Literature at Shandong University.
Dr. Ding’s primary research areas are Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, and Drama-,Film- and Television- Culture. He has published many papers in CSSCI journals and at international and Chineseacademicconferences. He is the Associate Editor of Analysis of Classic Films in World Cinema, atextbook for a common elective course in Chinese colleges and universities. He was the recipient of a Tang LixinScholarship, and a Scholarship for Outstanding Doctoral Students of Zhejiang University. He was selected forZhejiang Province’s Bureau of Journalism, Publication, and Radio and Television Broadcasting’s “Project for Developing Outstanding Talent in Film, Television, Animation, and Cartoon Production inZhejiang”. He also serves as a special critic and reviewer of drama for Zhejiang Daily.
· “Perceptions of Avant-garde Writers and Their Meta-consciousness in Director Lu Le's Film,‘The Novel’ From the Perspective of Trans-Strata Narrative”, Contemporary Cinema, No. 10, 2017 (sole author)
· “The Concealment and the Revelation of ‘Force’ and ‘Quality’: Perceptions of the Construction of ‘Back-Story’, the Central Theme of Animated Films Based on the Subject Matter of Revolutionary History, From the Perspective of Theories of Chinese Landscape Painting”, Contemporary Cinema, No. 7, 2016 (sole author)
· “The Boundary of Narrative: A Re-examination of the ‘Narrative Focus’ in the Cross-border Cinematic Creation of the French ‘New Fiction School’”, Contemporary Cinema, No. 1, 2016 (sole author)
· Analysis of Classic Films in World Cinema, Zhejiang University Press, August 2015.(Atextbook for an elective course in Chinese colleges and universities. Associate Editor)
· “ ‘An Uncertain Intrinsic Character’ and Its Ontological Reconstruction: Postmodern Practice and Push-Back in Lu Le's Film ‘The Novel’”, published in How Chinese Language Films Influence the World,Suzhou University Press, April 2014 (sole author)
· “An Analysis of the Change in Zhang Lu's Style of Creation and the Relationship AmongMany Korean Directors: A Quantitative Statistical Examination Based on MatchingTypes of Narrative Focus in Film Texts”,selected for inclusion in the Proceedings of the Symposium “The Realistic Expression and Cultural Imagination of Asian Films” of the 6th International Forum on Asian Cinema,June 2018 (sole author)
· “Methods for Studying Cinematic Text or Script: Taking the Changes in Narrative Structure in ‘Post-Sixth Generation’ Chinese Art Films andInteractive Relationships Within the Industry as an Example",selected for inclusion in Collected Papers from the International Forum “Leaving Behind Images of The Great Age: Films From the Chinese Hollywood During the Process of Reform and Opening Up” May 2018, (sole author)
· “An Exploration and Analysis of the Variations in the Matching of Visual and Audio Foci of Narrative in ‘Post-Sixth Generation’ Chinese Art Films, Based on Conclusions Drawn From Quantifying Statistical Data of Sequences of a Large Number of Directors' Works”,selected for inclusion in Collected Papers from the National Forum of Doctoral Candidates: “Reconstructing Aesthetics: Theory and Methodology for Contemporary Research in the Culture of Aesthetics”, April 2018, (sole author)
· “The Application of Structuralist Film Narratology in the Quantitative Analysis of Narrative Level and Narrative Visual/Audio Focalization”, presented at the Asia- Pacific Research Division, Waseda University, Japan, June 2017 (sole author)
· “From George Flederic Watts' Hope to Kaethe Kollwitz's Sacrifice: An Observation of the Extension, Legacy and Development of the Concept of ‘TheWarrior of the Spiritual World’ in Lu Xun’s Literary Activities”, selected for inclusion in Collected Papers from the National AcademicForum of Doctoral Candidates in the Field of Chinese Language and Literature, August2014, (sole author)
· “The Extending, Inheriting and Developing of Lao She’s Tradition of ‘Drama in Novel Form’ in Five Selections From Lao She”, selected for inclusion in Collected Papers from the International Symposium on Historical Materials and Interpretations of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, November 2013, (sole author)
· “ ‘An Uncertain Intrinsic Character’ and Its Ontological Reconstruction: Postmodern Practice and Push-Back in Lu Le's Film ‘The Novel’”,selected for inclusion in Collected Papers from the International Forum on the Cultural Influence of Contemporary Chinese Language Films, October 2013 (sole author)
· 20th-century Chinese Literature and Cinema
Contact information: E-mail address: Dingjin@sdu.edu.cn