Post-doctoral Fellow

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Gender Studies (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • MA in English Literary Studies (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies)
  • BA in English (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies)

Current Research

Gender and sexuality; transnationalism; television, film, and new media; digital cultures

Published Work

  • Journal Articles & Book Reviews
    Forthcoming. “Entertainingly Queer: Illiberal Homonormativity and Transcultural Queer
    Politics in a Chinese Broadway Musical”.
    Feminist Media Studies.
  • 2018. “Review of the book Perverse Taiwan, edited by Howard Chiang and Yin Wang”.
    Feminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics, 2(2), 24.
  • 2017. “Reading Undoing Gender in East-West Comparative Literature”. Comparative
    Literature: East & West
    1(2). Doi:10.1080/25723618.2017.1387981.


  • In press, 2019 (In Chinese). Key Topics in English Literary Studies: Gender. Yan Liu, Lin Song et al. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press.

Book Chapters

  • 2018. “Idealizing Masculinity through Representation of Fatherhood: Negotiating
    Transcultural Masculinities in Dad, Where Are We Going?”. In
    The Cosmopolitan Dream:
    Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age
    , edited by Geng Song and Derek Hird.
    Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
  • 2018. “Queering Chinese Kinship: Aspiration, Negotiation, and New Meanings”. In Queering Paradigms VII: Contested Bodies and Spaces, edited by Bee Scherer. Oxford: Peter Lang.


  • 2019 Co-Investigator, “Adapting and Promoting Web-based Intervention for Safer Social
    Media Use in China”. The University of Hong Kong Knowledge Exchange Fund.
    HKD 86,000.
  • 2018 Co-Investigator, “Gender and Sexual Diversity in Chinese Higher Education: A Case
    Study of Experiences of Sexual Minority Teachers”. Guangxi Normal University
    Seed Fund.
  • 2018 Co-Investigator, “E-health Mobile Application to Improve Testing and Control of
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Amongst Hong Kong’s Youth: A Randomized
    Controlled Trial”. The University of Hong Kong Seed Fund. HKD 56,000.
  • 2016 Global Scholarship for Research Excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
    HKD 36,000.
  • 2013-16 Research Postgraduate Studentship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
    2012 National Postgraduate Student Scholarship, Ministry of Education, P.R. China.


  • 2020 “Undercurrents: Minorities and Media Margins in Asia” (panel organizer and chair).
    Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2020 Conference. 1-5 April. Denver, CO, The
    United States.
  • 2020 “Rerouting Queerness: The Transpacific Travel of Broadway Musical Avenue Q”. In
    “Decolonial Transpacific(s)” (sponsored by
    Verge: Studies in Global Asias). Association for Asian Studies 2020 Conference. 19-22 March. Boston, MA, The
    United States.
  • 2019 “Chineseness in Flux: Transnationalizing Chinese Cultural Identities” (panel
    organizer and chair).
    Congress of the International Comparative Literature
    . 29 July – 2 August. Macau.
  • 2019 “Bending the Family Line? : Un/Queering Kinship in China and Taiwan” (panel
    AAS-in-Asia. 1-4 July. Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2019 “Critical Regionality and Digital Media in Asia: Case Study of a Chinese Online
    Talk Show”.
    2019 Penn State Global Summer Institute: “Digital Asias”. 3-7 June.
    Pennsylvania State University, United States.


  • Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), since 2019
  • Association for Cultural Studies (ACS), since 2016
  • Society for Queer Asian Studies (SQAS), since 2016
  • Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS), since 2015

Contact Details

Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS)
University of Macau
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macao
Room: Humanities & Social Sciences Building (E21B), 2015
Telephone: (853) 6545 4254
Fax: (853) 8822 2338
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