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The 'Queer Generation': Queer Community Documentary in Contemporary China (2019)
Journal Article
Bao, H. (2019). The 'Queer Generation': Queer Community Documentary in Contemporary China. Transnational Screens, https://doi.org/10.1080/25785273.2019.1662197

In this article, I chart a brief history of the queer community documentary in the PRC since the 2000s by introducing its historical conditions of emergence and development. In doing so, I highlight the activist dimension of queer filmmaking and its... Read More

“The End is the Beginning and Lies Far Ahead”: time and textuality in African American visualizations of the historical past, 1990-2000 (2019)
Book Chapter
Elstob, I. (2019). “The End is the Beginning and Lies Far Ahead”: time and textuality in African American visualizations of the historical past, 1990-2000. In L. Aje, & N. Gachon (Eds.), Traces and Memories of Slavery in the Atlantic WorldTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter examines artworks produced in the 1990s by Carrie Mae Weems, Glenn Ligon, and Lorna Simpson that combine historical and contemporary signifiers to visualize American history and its afterlives. Using literary and narratological models of... Read More

Post/documentary: referential multimodality in "Animated Documentaries" and "Documentary Games" (2019)
Journal Article
THON, J. (2019). Post/documentary: referential multimodality in "Animated Documentaries" and "Documentary Games". Poetics Today: International Journal for Theory and Analysis of Literature and Communication, 40(2), 269-297

From John Grierson’s influential early definition of documentary as “the creative treatment of actuality” through documentary studies’ reconstruction of the multitude of existing forms to philosophers’ attempts to develop comprehensive accounts of do... Read More

Queer eye for Chinese women: Locating queer spaces in Shitou's film Women Fifty Minutes (2019)
Journal Article
Bao, H. (2019). Queer eye for Chinese women: Locating queer spaces in Shitou's film Women Fifty Minutes. Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, 6(1), doi:10.1386/jcca.6.1.77_1

This article offers a critical analysis of Chinese lesbian artist, filmmaker and activist Shitou's 2006 film Women Fifty Minutes (nüren wushi fenzhong). Focusing on the representation of queer women in the film, I discern the existence and conditions... Read More

Tactical authenticity in the production of mad narratives (2019)
Journal Article
WRIGHT, C., & CLARKE, S. (2019). Tactical authenticity in the production of mad narratives. Social Theory and Health, 17(2), 15. doi:10.1057/s41285-019-00092-2

First-person accounts of madness and of encountering psychiatric services provide important sociocultural and psychological knowledge about the subjectivity of distress. The importance of such accounts is often based upon a claim of the authenticity... Read More

Ways of hearing: sound, culture and history (2018)
Book Chapter
Mansell, J. (2018). Ways of hearing: sound, culture and history. In M. Bull (Ed.), The Routledge companion to sound studies, 343-352. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Transmedia Television: Flow, Glance, and the BBC (2018)
Book Chapter
Evans, E. (2018). Transmedia Television: Flow, Glance, and the BBC. In M. Freeman, & R. R. Gambarato (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies, 35-43. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Noise (2018)
Book Chapter
Mansell, J. (in press). Noise. In Literature and soundCambridge University Press (CUP)

Visual Metafictions: Mark Fairnington's 'Mantidae' Paintings and Victorian Representations of the 'Real' (2018)
Journal Article
Elstob, I. (2018). Visual Metafictions: Mark Fairnington's 'Mantidae' Paintings and Victorian Representations of the 'Real'. Neo-Victorian Studies, 10(2), 129-158

This paper examines the contemporary British artist Mark Fairnington’s Mantidae series of paintings (2000) via the representational methods of his working process. Taking each stage of this process in turn, the paper examines key discourses... Read More

Queer Comrades: Gay Identity and Tongzhi Activism in Postsocialist China (2018)
Book
Bao, H. (2018). Queer Comrades: Gay Identity and Tongzhi Activism in Postsocialist China. Nias Press

• First book on gay identity and queer activism in the PRC examined from a cultural studies perspective. • An interdisciplinary project that combines historical and critical analysis of queer cultural texts and ethnographic studies of queer public c... Read More

Queering the Global South: Mu Cao and his poetry (2018)
Book Chapter
Bao, H. (2018). Queering the Global South: Mu Cao and his poetry. In The Global South and Literature, 185-197. Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi:10.1017/9781108231930.015

This chapter discusses the impact of and resistance to neoliberalism inthe Global South via a discussion of the queer Chinese poet Mu Cao andhis poems.1Adopting a cultural studies approach to literature, I examinethe social practice of literary produ... Read More

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai (2018)
Book
Gallagher, M. (2018). Tony Leung Chiu-Wai. BFI Publishing/Bloomsbury