JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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The circulation of Hong Kong television:
imaginary landscapes, transnational Chinese publics and global Chinatown

 

Amy Lee

Amy Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department at UC Berkeley. Prior to UCB, she has studied at Cornell University and the University of Hong Kong, where she was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. Her dissertation, tentatively titled “Coolies and Opium: Chinese Globalism, Euro-American Modernity, and Diasporic Culture” seeks to trace China’s entry into the world economy under the pressures of Western imperialism vis-à-vis the coolie and opium trades. Other research interests include transpacific literary and cultural studies, Chinese/American modernities, 20th century American and Anglophone literatures, and Asian film and television studies.