About the Author
Jing Wang is S. C. Fang Professor of Chinese Language and Culture at MIT and affiliated faculty with Comparative Media Studies there. She is the founder and organizer of the MIT International Program of Critical Policy Studies of China. She is the author of The Story of Stone (1992) and High Culture Fever (1996); the editor of Chinese Popular Culture and the State (2001), co-editor (with Tani Barlow) of Cinema and Desire (2002). She is working on a book manuscript brand new China: advertising and the production of commercial culture. Currently working on branding and advertising in contemporary China.