Jane Y. Zhang
Jane is a Ph.D. student in Film & Media and Comparative Literature. She studies the post-classical legacy of the elements in their literary and medical contexts to trace the intersecting histories of material perception and commodity forms. Present interests include 19th- and 20th-century alternative healing, sensational literature, and the transnational history of advertising.
Elemental media; history of science & medicine; religious studies; comparative poetics; materialisms old & new.
English, Chinese, German
Yale (BA in Humanities & Studio Art)
Harvard (AM in History of Science)