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Dr. CHOY Howard Yuen Fung

Dr. CHOY Howard Yuen Fung

Associate Head and Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Phone number3411-5927
ORCID number0000-0003-0759-4609



Ph.D. (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA)

Research area(s):

Modern & Contemporary Chinese Culture & Literature
Asian Cinema & Drama
Critical Theories

Teaching area(s):

Modern & Contemporary Chinese Literature
Western Sinology
Female Fiction and Film

Taught previously at:

Stanford University,  Georgia Institute of Technology,  Wittenberg University

Selected output(s):

“Expansionist Ethnic Ecology: On Reading Jiang Rong’s Wolf Totem.” In Chinese Shock of the Anthropocene: Image, Music and Text in the Age of Climate Change. Ed. Kwai-Cheung Lo and Jessica Yeung. Singapore: Springer, 2019. Pp. 131-149.
“Laughable Leaders: A Study of Political Jokes in Mainland China.” In Not Just a Laughing Matter: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Political Humor in China. Ed. King-fai Tam and Sharon R. Wesoky. Singapore: Springer, 2018. Pp. 97-115.
Editor and chapter author. Discourses of Disease: Writing Illness, the Mind and Body in Modern China. Leiden: Brill, 2016. 277 pages.
“Toward a Poetic Minimalism of Violence: On Tang Shu-wing’s Titus Andronicus 2.0.” Asian Theatre Journal 28.1 (Spring, 2011): 44-66.
Remapping the Past: Fictions of History in Deng’s China, 1979-1997. Leiden Series in Comparative Historiography, vol. 3. Leiden: Brill, 2008. 277 pages.

Current project(s):

Liu Zaifu: Selected Essays, with Liu Jianmei. Leiden: Brill, forthcoming.
“Leung Ping-kwan (Ye Si).” Dictionary of Literature Biography. Vol. 386, Chinese Poets Since 1949. Ed. Christopher Lupke and Thomas E. Moran. Detroit: Thomson Gale, forthcoming.
“Hong Kong.” In The Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia. Ed. Patricia Parker. Stanford: Stanford University Press, forthcoming.

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