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  Qi Wang
Associate Professor
School of Literature, Media, and Communication

Ph.D., UCLA, Cinema and Media Studies
Joined faculty in 2008

Research areas/interests
Subjectivity, spatiality and physicality in cinema and media; Chinese-language Cinema; East Asian Cinema; Cold War Asian Cinema; documentary; dance film.

Current and recent projects  
Cold War Chinese-Language Cinema: Genres, Identities and Places

Recent and selected publications  

Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema, Edinburgh Studies in East Asian Film, Edinburgh University Press, 2014.
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“The Recalcitrance of Reality: Performances, Subjects, and Filmmakers in 24 City and Tape,” in DV-made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformation, eds., Angela Zito and Zhang Zhen, Critical Interventions Series, University of Hawaii Press, 2015.

“Embodied Visions: Chinese Queer Experimental Documentaries by Shi Tou and Cui Zi’en,” positions: asia critique, 21:3, Summer 2013, 659-681.

“Chicken Poets and Rough Poetry: Figuring the Poet and His Subject(s) in Independent Chinese Cinema,” in Verse, Voice, and Vision: Poetry and the Cinema, ed. Marlisa Santos, Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2013, 67-77.

“Closed and Open Screens: the 9th Beijing Independent Film Festival,” Film Criticism, Fall 2012, Vol. 37, Issue 1, 62-69.

“Performing Documentation: Wu Wenguang and the Performative Turn of New Chinese Documentary,” in Companion to Chinese Cinema, ed. Yingjin Zhang, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, 299-317.

“Those Who Lived in a Wallpapered Home: the Historical Space of the Socialist Chinese Counterespionage Film,” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, vol. 5, issue 1, March 2011, 55-71."

Professional associations
Society for Cinema and Media Studies