Head of East Asian Studies
Programme Director of MA Film: Theory and Practice
PhD in Film Studies, University of Nottingham, UK
MPhil in Cultural Studies, University of Birmingham, UK
MA in Journalism and Mass Communication, Beijing Normal University, China
4:10-5:10pm Tuesdays, 2-4pm Thursdays
External Examiner of Chinese Studies programme in the following universities:
University College Cork, Ireland: 2012-2015
University of Hull: 2013-2016
Maynooth University, Ireland: 2014-17
Bangor University: 2014-2017
I am currently researching visual representation of the Three Gorges area in feature films, official and independent documentaries and photography.
Lydia Dan Wu: Doctoral candidate in Film Studies, working on Chinese independent film festivals.
Yang Li: Doctoral candidate in Sociology, “Screening Tibet from Three Perspectives: An Exploration of Representations of Tibet in Western, Tibetan, and Han Chinese Films".
CHN1005 Introduction to Chinese Culture
SML1021 Introduction to International Film
SML2011 Cities in East Asian Cinema: Culture, History and Identity (module leader)
CHN4009 Gender and Media in Contemporary China (module leader)
SML 4099 Dissertation (China)
CHN 4001 Level C Chinese
FMS8055 Approaches to Film History and Theory
FMS8355 Stars: Systems, Nations and Theories (module leader)
FMS8356 Exhibition Cultures: Film Programming and Marketing
FMS8099 Dissertation (film)