CHINOPERL, Chinese Oral and Performing Literatures, Inc., founded in 1969, is an independent and international scholarly association for the studies of Chinese oral and performing literature, which is also affiliated with the Association of Asian Studies in the United States of America.
CHINOPERL welcomes scholars, performers and anyone interested in the study or creation of linguistic, music, ritual, dramatic or other works that have bearing on Chinese performing literatures.

Membership in CHINOPERL is established by payment of annual dues of $25.00 for individuals, which includes subscription to two bi-annual issues of our refereed journal, CHINOPERL: Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature (formerly, CHINOPERL Papers). International members may pay via Paypal (email <> for details). Members are entitled to attend the annual conference for a registration fee of $20.00 for regular members ($15.00 for retirees and students), and $25.00 for non-members. Presentations at the annual conference may be delivered in English or Chinese. Manuscripts submitted to CHINOPERL: Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature for publication must be in English, following the guidelines on the journal's style sheet. Submission of manuscripts is open to all, but authors whose work is accepted for publication must become members of the association.

Call For Members -- PDF icon PDF icon PDF iconPDF icon PDF icon PDF icon PDF icon CHINOPERL-membership-form.pdf

For questions concerning general issues and annual meetings, contact Professor Wenwei Du, President, at <>.

For questions concerning membership in general, contact Professor Jennifer Jay, Secretary, at <>

For questions concerning membership dues, contact Professor Fan Pen Chen, Treasurer, at <>.

For questions concerning CHINOPERL: Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature (formerly, CHINOPERL Papers), contact Professor Margaret Wan, Editor, at <>.

For institutional orders of the journal, follow the instructions provided in the web page "Subscribe" on the Taylor & Francis website:


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CHINOPERL, 中國演唱文藝學會,成立於1969年,是美國亞洲學會的聯屬成員,擁有獨立的運作機制。本學會歡迎在語言,音樂,儀式,戲劇和其他有關中國演唱文藝方面有研究或創作的學者專家及演藝人員入會。

會員每年須繳納會費,個人25美元。會費含每年两期的本会的盲审学刊: CHINOPERL: Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature。會員有權參加年會並發表研究或創作作品,註冊費會員每人20美元,退休者與學生每人15美元;非會員參加年會請繳註冊費25美元。在年會發表作品可以使用中文或英文。寄到年刊的稿件必須依照年刊所定的格式並以英文書寫。年刊園地公開;文章一經採用,作者必須成為本會會員。亞洲地區會員可在參加年會時當場繳納會費。

中國演唱文藝研究會   邀請您入會 PDF icon -- CHINOPERL-membership-form.pdf

      會長 都文伟教授   <>.

      財務主任 陳李凡平教授   <>.

      主編 Professor Margaret Wan   <>.


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