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Dr. CHOW-QUESADA Emily Shun-man

Dr. CHOW-QUESADA Emily Shun-man

Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

Phone number34117806
ORCID number0000-0002-5695-2348



B.A. (HKBU), M.A., M.Phil & Ph.D. (CUHK)

Research area(s):

Anglophone African Literature, Literature and Postcolonialism, Utopian and Dystopian Studies, Anglophone Hong Kong Literature, Representations of Africa in Hong Kong

Teaching area(s):

Research Skills in Literary Studies; Literature and Postcolonialism

Previously taught at:

University of Wollongong College Hong Kong; The University of Hong Kong; The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Selected output(s):

“(Re)Mediating “Blackness” in Hong Kong Chinese Medium Newspapers: Representations of African Cultures in Relation to Hong Kong’s.” Asian Ethnicity: Special Issue on Africans in China and Chinese in Africa: Identities, Inequalities and Well-being (2020): 384-406. With F. Tesfaye. DOI: 10.1080/14631369.2020.1763776.

“From Umbrella to Anti-Extradition: The Inconvenient Truth of Hong Kong,” Hong Kong Review of Books, 2019.

“Mia Couto and Nostalgia: Reading The Last flight of the Flamingo” in G. Hamilton and D. Huddart (ed). A Companion to Mia Couto. Suffolk: James Currey, 2016. 203-212. ISBN 10: 1847011543 / ISBN 13: 9781847011541.

“Point of No Return: A Brutal Awakening for Hong Kong,” The Indo-Pacific Review, 2014.

“Forging New Selves at the Juncture of Times: The Formulation of an Angolan Identity in Pepetela’s The Return of the Water Spirit.” Projections 1 (2012), 52-64.

Current Project(s):

  1. Utopian Thinking in the Works of Dambudzo Marechera
  2. (Self-)Representations and Well-being of Africans in Hong Kong

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