Ex officio member, Board of Directors
Biography: Man-Fung Yip is Chair and Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong Modernity: Aesthetics, Representation, Circulation (HKU Press, 2017) and co-editor of American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural Flows (Routledge, 2015) and The Cold war and Asian Cinemas (Routledge, 2019). His articles have appeared in numerous edited volumes and in peer-reviewed journals such as Cinema Journal (now Journal of Cinema and Media Studies).
University of Oklahoma
Film and Video Studies
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Wallace Old Science Hall, Room 300
Norman, OK 73019
PhD, Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago
MPhil, Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
BA (Hons), Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chinese-language and East Asian film studies; theories of national and transnational cinema; Cold War cinema; the juncture of cinema, mass culture, and modernity
“‘All of Us Are Part of the Monster’: Toxic Sublimity and Ethical Reflexivity in Zhao Liang’s Behemoth.” In Chinese Cinema in Global Context. Eds. Jing Jing Chang, Jeffery Kyong- McClain, and Russell Meeuf. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. Forthcoming 2020.
“Yuanzhenxing, chuancheng, ziwo shizian: xianggang wuxia dianying zhong ‘xunlian’ de yiyi” [Authen-ticity, Succession, Self-Actualization: The Meanings of Training in Hong Kong Martial Arts Cinema]. Shunliu yu niliu: chong xie xianggang dianyingshi [Currents and Cross-currents: Rewriting Hong Kong Cinema History]. Eds. Su Tao and Poshek Fu. Beijing: Beijing University Press, 2020. 216-238.
“Art in Propaganda: The Poetics and Politics of Vietnamese Revolutionary Cinema.” In The Cold War and Asian Cinema. Eds. Poshek Fu and Man-Fung Yip. New York: Routledge, 2019. 9-34.
“The End of an Era: The Cultural Revolution, Modernization, and the Decline of Hong Kong Leftist Cinema.” In The Cold War and Asian Cinema. Eds. Poshek Fu and Man-Fung Yip. New York: Routledge, 2019. 263-283.
“The Effortless Lightness of Action: Martial Arts Films in the Age of Immediacy.” In Martial Arts and Media Culture: Global Perspectives. Ed. Tim Trausch. London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018. 63-80.
“Dragons, Ninjas, and Kickboxers: The Minor Transnational Action Films of IFD.” In Exploiting East Asia. Eds. Ken Provencher and Mike Dillon. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. 63-77.
“Closely Watched Films: Surveillance and Postwar Hong Kong Leftist Cinema.” In Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes. Ed. Karen Fang. New York: Routledge, 2017. 33-59.