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 Culture, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Chinese 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