Assistant Professor, National Taiwan Normal University
Ph.D., 2004, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California
Chia-chi Wu’s research interests include film and cultural theory, history of global cinema, Chinese language and East Asian cinemas, international film festivals, queer film criticism, and martial arts cinema. Her current project is “Global Wuxia: 21st Century Martial Arts Films.”
Wen Yu will be writing her dissertation, “The Search for the Chinese Way in a Modern World: From the Rise of Evidential Scholarship to the Birth of National Learning, 1620-1960.” This project explores the ideas, politics, and influence of modern Confucian thinkers to demonstrate the continuity in the search for values by the intellectual elites from late imperial China through the modern era, a continuity that has not been explored in accounts of modern China based on its political and institutional modernization.