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Li (Lily) Wong

Assistant Professor
Department of Literature

  • Lily Wong received her PhD in Comparative Literature at University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research pays close attention to the politics of affect/emotion, gender and sexuality, as well as media formations of transpacific Chinese, Sinophone, and Asian American communities. She has published in journals including Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Asian Cinema, Pacific Affairs and China Review International, and book chapters in World Cinema and the Visual Arts (Anthem Press, 2012), Queer Sinophone Cultures (Routledge, 2013), and Divided Lenses: War and Film Memory in Asia (University of Hawai'i Press, forthcoming). She is currently finishing her book titled "Transpacific Attachments: Sex Work, Media Networks, and Affective Histories of Chineseness."
  • Degrees

    BA National Central University of Taiwan (English); MA University of California, Santa Barbara (Comparative Literature); PhD University of California, Santa Barbara
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