Ongoing Research Projects

Digitizing the Non-human: Chinese Fantasy Film and Media in the Anthropocene

Digitizing the non-human: Chinese fantasy film and media in the Anthropocene 2022-present Principal Investigator, General Research Fund, “Digitizing the Non-human: Chinese Fantasy Film and Media in the Anthropocene” (Award Year: 2021/22, project number: 14601421), HKD429,209 (USD55,000), 01/01/2022-31/12/2023. Our time of the Anthropocene is witnessed by the disappearance of landscapes such as rainforest and glaciers, andContinue reading “Digitizing the Non-human: Chinese Fantasy Film and Media in the Anthropocene”

Getting Older on Screen: The Cultural Politics of Ageing in Hong Kong Cinema

Getting Older on Screen: The Cultural Politics of Ageing in Hong Kong Cinema  2021-present  Principal Investigator, “Getting Older on Screen: The Cultural Politics of Ageing in Hong Kong Cinema,” Direct Grant for Research, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKD $87,300. Ageing is taking on unprecedented attentions and spotlights, globally as well as in AsianContinue reading “Getting Older on Screen: The Cultural Politics of Ageing in Hong Kong Cinema”

Completed Research Projects

Mediating quan: Human Rights and Feminist and Queer Media Culture in China

Mediating quan: Human Rights and Feminist and Queer Media Culture in China 2019-21 Principal Investigator, General Research Fund, “Mediating quan: Human Rights and Feminist and Queer Media Culture in China” (Award Year: 2018/19, project number: 14612818), HKD381,000 (USD 48,900), 01/01/2019-31/3/2021. In recent years, the term quan (权), which serves as the Chinese translation of “rights,” hasContinue reading “Mediating quan: Human Rights and Feminist and Queer Media Culture in China”

Visualizing Gender/Sexuality: Feminist and Queer Film Festivals in China

Visualizing Gender/Sexuality: Feminist and Queer Film Festivals in China   性/別影像:中國女權與酷兒電影節  2017-2018  Principal Investigator, “Visualizing Gender/Sexuality: Feminist and Queer Film Festivals in China,” Direct Grant for Research, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKD 70,000. Since the early 2000s, a variety of gender/sexuality-themed film festivals and serialized film screening events have been used to promote sexualContinue reading “Visualizing Gender/Sexuality: Feminist and Queer Film Festivals in China”

Digitized Engagements: Feminist and Queer Media Activism in China

Digitized Engagements: Feminist and Queer Media Activism in China   2015-17 Principal Investigator, Early Career Scheme, Research Grants Committee, “Digitized Engagements: Feminist and   Queer Media Activism in China” (Award Year: 2015/16, project number: 22607115), HKD324,080 (USD41,590), 01/09/2015-30/11/2017. In the last decade, aided by the development of communication technologies, feminist and queer media activists in China have beenContinue reading “Digitized Engagements: Feminist and Queer Media Activism in China”