Qi Wang

Associate Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Overview

Qi Wang holds a Ph.D in Film and Television (2008, UCLA), M.S. in Comparative Media Studies (2002, MIT), M.L. in International Communication (1999, Peking University), and B.A. in English Literature (1996, Peking University).  Her research interests include history, memory, subjectivity and spatiality in cinema and media; Chinese-language cinema; documentary; Cold War Asian Cinema. Her first book, Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema, was published by Edinburgh University Press in 2014. Her articles appear in Asian Cinema, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, positions: asia critique and so on. She also (co-)curated the 2008 REEL CHINA Documentary Biennial (New York and Shanghai) and the 2011 Independent Chinese Cinema series at High Museum (Atlanta).

Education:
  • Ph.D in Film Studies, UCLA, 2008
  • M.S. in Comparative Media Studies, MIT, 2002
  • B.A. in English Literature, Peking University, China, 1996
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Chinese Cinema; East Asian Cinema; Documentary
Interests
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Asia (East)
  • United States
Issues:
  • Digital and Mixed Media
  • Documentary
  • Film History and Theory
  • Historiography
  • History and Memory
Courses
  • LCC-2500: Intro to Film
  • LCC-3254: Film History
  • LCC-3256: Major Filmmakers
  • LCC-3257: Global Cinema
  • LCC-3853: Special Topics in Film
  • LCC-4102: Senior Thesis
  • LCC-4500: Seminar in Film Studies
  • LCC-6215: Media Studies
  • LMC-2500: Intro to Film
  • LMC-3254: Film History
  • LMC-3256: Major Filmmakers
  • LMC-3257: Global Cinema
  • LMC-4500: Seminar in Film Studies