Dr. Lin SONG

25/04/2024 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 Thinking "Sissiness" through Trans/national Masculinities in Contemporary China Abstract: Based on a recent paper co-authored with Prof. Tingting Liu (Jinan University), this talk discusses China’s recent “sissy ban” by situating discourses of sissiness and sissyphobia in a field of complex and competing discourses amidst rising nationalist sentiments and

Prof. Yang LIU

18/04/2024 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 International Migration to China: An Interdisciplinary Perspective Abstract: With the influx of international migrants, China has been transformed from a traditional sending country of outbound migrants into an emerging destination in the landscape of international migration in the past forty years. Why do migrating individuals decide to come

Dr. Qiqi HUANG

11/04/2024 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 Affective Engagement in Women's Empowerment Online: Potentials, Limitations and Backlash Abstract: The relationship between the internet and women’s empowerment has been the subject of extensive inquiry – from Donna Haraway’s A Cyborg Manifesto to the proliferation of women’s blogs, e-zines, online clips and social media accounts. As digital