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Dr. HUNG Ruth Yu Yui

Dr. HUNG Ruth Yu Yui

Head and Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

Phone number3411 7265
ORCID number0000-0003-0309-8456



BA, M.Phil. HKU; D.Phil. Oxon

Research area(s):

Modern Literary Criticism; China-West Literary Relations; Animal Studies

Teaching area(s):

Literary and Comparative Studies

Taught previously at:

University of Hong Kong

Selected output(s):

•    ‘Time Has Begun: Hu Feng’s Poiesis in Socialist China, 1937–1950.’ Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 44.3 (September 2017): 579-593.
•    ‘Red Nostalgia: Commemorating Mao in Our Time.’ Twenty-first Century ‘Chinoiserie’: China and the Global Imaginary, a special issue of Literature Compass, 12.8 (August 2015): 371-384. 
•    ‘Classic or Farce? Making a Spectacle of China’s Anti-Japan Serials’ (with Q.S. Tong). In Routledge Handbook of Cultural and Creative Industries in Asia, eds. Lorraine Lim & Hye-Kyung Lee. Ch.16. London: Routledge, 2018. 239-249.
•    ‘Imagination Sterilized: The Workings of the Global Spectacle.’ boundary 2 40.3 (September 2013): 101-137. 
•    ‘Cultural Policy between the State and the Market: Regulation, Creativity, and Contradiction’ (with Q.S. Tong). International Journal of Cultural Policy 18.3 (2012): 265-78; reprinted in Cultural Policy in East Asia: Contemporary Issues and Trends, ed. Lorraine Lim. London: Routledge, 2014. 5-18.

Current project(s):

Animals at the Crossroads: Imagination and the Human Sciences

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