Linda (Chiu-han) Lai has been Assistant Professor at the School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong since September 1998, teaching media/film history and cultural studies. She is also a Ph.D. candidate in Cinema Studies, New York University, now working on her dissertation. Her research interest covers cultural studies, the historiography of cinema especially early cinema, and the national cinema of the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong. Recent research concentrates on urban space and the self, with a focus on the contemporary cinema of Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China. Her essay on Hong Kong cinema in the 1990s, "Film and enigmatization: nonsense, nostalgia and remembering,," is anthologized in At full speed: mutations of Hong Kong cinema in the era of globalization, ed. Esther Yau, forthcoming (University of Minnesota Press).
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