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Prof. CHOW Yiu Fai

Prof. CHOW Yiu Fai

Professor, Department of Humanities and Creative Writing

Phone number3411 5582
ORCID number0000-0001-6743-8339  




B.A. (HKU), M.A. (University of Amsterdam), Ph.D. (University of Amsterdam)

Research area(s):

gender and sexuality; creative practices and cultural studies

Taught previously at:

Ecole Plytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
International School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Department of English, City University, Hong Kong
Sinological Institute, Leiden University, the Netherlands

Selected output(s):

Chow, Y.F. (2023). Financial freedom, final fantasy, ‘formative ageing’: A study of ageing single women and retirement in contemporary China. Journal of Aging Studies, 64(1).

Chow, Y.F. (2022). More than perfect: Cosmetic surgery and ageing single women in contemporary China. European Journal of Cultural Studies, DOI: 13675494221086308. 

De Kloet, J., Lin, J., & Chow, Y. F. (2020). Introduction to special issue: Creative labour in East Asia. Global Media and China, 5(4), 347-353.  

Chow, Y. F. (2019). Love, Labour, Lost: Creative Class Mobility, Stories of Loss, Negative Affects. for special issue on mobility in Cultural Studies, 33(6): 1050-1069. 

Chow, Y.F. (2019). Caring in Times of Precarity: A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 360pp.  


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