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Ho-chak Law

Dr. Ho-chak Law

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Music

Phone number3411-2268
ORCID number0000-0002-4325-4479



B.A. (HKU), M,Phil. (HKU), Ph.D. (Michigan)

Research area(s):

Ethnomusicology; film music studies; popular music studies

Teaching area(s):

Ethnomusicology; film music; popular music; cultural history of music

Taught previously at:

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, The University of Hong Kong

Selected output(s):

“Restaging Zhu Yingtai in Early Communist China: Yue Opera, Color Film, and ‘New Woman’,” TDR/The Drama Review, forthcoming.

“Sheng,” Zhongguo minzu minjian qiyuequ jicheng, Xianggang juan [Anthology of Folk Instrumental Pieces of the Chinese People, Hong Kong Volume], forthcoming.

“King Hu’s Cinema Opera in his Early Wuxia Films,” Music and the Moving Image, Vol.7 No.3 (2014), 24-40.

“Making the Ancient Past Serve the Globalized Present: A Review of Suzhou Kun Opera Theater of Jiangsu Province’s September 2012 Performances in Ann Arbor, Michigan,” CHINOPERL Papers, No.31 (2012), 199-205.

Current project(s):

“The Legacies of Chinese Opera Stage Performance in Chinese Cinema,” to be submitted to Journal of Cinema and Media Studies

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