Yau Ching

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    A graduate in Studio Art from the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York, USA, Yau Ching received her BA in English and Comparative Literature from University of Hong Kong, MA in Media Studies from The New School for Social Research in New York, PhD in Media Arts from Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK, and was awarded a Rockefeller Post-doctoral Humanities Fellowship in Women’s Studies from the University of Hawaii, USA. Currently she is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Chinese Studies in Taiwan and also serves as Postgraduate Thesis Supervisor for Cultural Studies at Hong Kong Lingnan University and for Graduate Institute for Gender Studies at Shih Hsin University, Taiwan. She has authored and edited twelve books including Filming Margins: Tang Shu Shuen, a Forgotten Hong Kong Woman Director (2004), Sexing Shadows: a study of representation of gender and sexuality in Hong Kong cinema (2005), As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender In Mainland China and Hong Kong (2010) and Sexual Politics (2006). Her bilingual collection of poems, The Impossible Home (2000) won the Runner-Up Prize at the Chinese Literary Biennial while her award-winning film/video works have been invited to venues/festivals including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Robert Flaherty International Film Seminars, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, London International Film Festival, European Media Arts Festival in Germany, among others, and broadcast in North America, Europe and Japan.


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