Persons with significant academic, literary, or artistic qualifications whose work may benefit from a residency at the DLC may apply for this non-stipendiary status. The position provides University affiliation, use of the University Library, office space, and membership in facilities. Residents are required to participate in Centre activities by attending lectures, workshops, and colloquia, and presenting and publishing original research. The residency requires affiliation with a SFU faculty mentor. To find an SFU faculty member please consult the Directory of Asia-Related Research at SFU.

Appointments are for a maximum of one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current CV, a research proposal, and a letter of support from a SFU faculty member to

Vivian Lee

Vivian Lee received her PhD from the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on Hong Kong and East Asian cinema, cultural heritage, and Hong Kong culture in a transnational-historical context. Her work has been published in academic journals and edited volumes including Modern Chinese Literature and CultureJournal of Chinese CinemasChinese Films in Focus 2, The Hong Kong Cinema Book, and International Journal of Heritage Studies. She is the editor of East Asian Cinemas: Regional Flows and Global Transformations (2011), and author of Hong Kong Cinema since 1997: the Post-nostalgic Imagination (2009), and The Other Side of Glamour: the Left-wing Studio Network in Hong Kong Cinema in the Cold War Era and Beyond (2020). Her digital archive projects, “The Missing Period in Cantonese Cinema, 1949-1969” and “The ‘Golden Age’ of Hong Kong Cinema, 1970-1997” (General Research Grants, Hong Kong, 2016-2020) are available for public access at the City University of Hong Kong Library.

Primary SFU faculty contact: Shuyu Kong, Professor, Department of Humanities