Mary Farquhar is a Professor at Griffith University, Australia. She studied at Beijing University and specializes in China studies. Her Children’s Literature in China: From Lu Xun to Mao Zedong (M.E. Sharpe, 1999) won an International Children’s Literature Association Award for the most distinguished, scholarly book. She is the co-author with Chris Berry of China Onscreen: Cinema and Nation (Columbia, 2006).
Yingjin Zhang is Director of Chinese Studies Program and Professor of Comparative Literature and Film Studies at University of California, San Diego, US. Among his eight English books are Encyclopedia of Chinese Film (Routledge, 1998), Cinema and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 1922–1943 (Stanford, 1999), Screening China (Michigan, 2002), Chinese National Cinema (Routledge, 2004), From Underground to Independent (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006), and Cinema, Space, and Polylocality in a Globalizing China (Hawaii, 2009).