JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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The politics of historiography in Stephen Chow’s Kung Fu Hustle

Kin-Yan Szeto

Kin-Yan Szeto (Ph.D. Northwestern University) is an Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University. Her areas of concentration are Asian film, performance, visual and literary studies; postcolonial and global studies; and gender and ethnicity in transnational contexts. Articles she has published or that are in press in China, Taiwan and the United States reveal her research interests in media studies as well as in gender, ethnic, postcolonial and transnational theories. Szeto is also a director, performer and writer. She will direct Stan Lai’s landmark play Pining…in Peach Blossom Land in 2008.