Phil Williams


Office: Gaines 118

Fall 2018 Classes:

CHIN 320IH History of Chinese Cinema, T 3:05-6:00 p.m. &
                                                                       R 3:05-5:45 p.m.


Spring 2019 Classes: tentative

CHIN 211D Chinese Culture & Civilization, TR 12:15-1:30 p.m.

ML 403D Monsoon Asian Civilization, online class


Research Interests

Chinese and Japanese literature and culture
Monsoon Asian civilization
Chinese language and migration studies



Ph.D.  University of California, Los Angeles, 1985


Select Publications

PW book

Asian Literary Voices, edited by Philip F. Williams. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2010.

Remolding and Resistance among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp: Disciplined and Published. Ed. Philip F. Williams and Yenna Wu. London: Routledge,  2006.

The Great Wall of Confinement: The Chinese Prison Camp through Contemporary Fiction and Reportage. By Philip F. Williams and Yenna Wu. Berkeley: University of  California Press, 2004.