School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - The Chinese University Communication Visiting Scholar Programme 2008

The Chinese University Communication Visiting Scholar Programme 2008

The Chinese University Communication Visiting Scholar Programme 2008

Workshop on Transborder Chinese Movies


School of Journalism and Communication of The Chinese University of Hong Kong organizes the CU Visiting Scholar Program annually starting from 2008. "Workshop on Transborder Chinese Movies" was the research theme for the 2008 CU Communication Visiting Scholar Programme.

To promote academic exchange and links among Chinese-speaking scholars in Cultural China, 
To improve the quality of research of the Chinese research community, 
To promote the School as the center of Chinese communication research. 

(1) Nine visiting scholars stayed in Hong Kong for up to one month from 14 January 2008 to carry out intensive academic exchange and research.
(2) Workshop on Transborder Chinese Movies was held on 19 January 2008.

Workshop Details
Theme: Transborder Chinese Movies
Date: 19 January 2008 Venue: Rm208, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK
Medium: Mandarin
Content: The Workshop consisted of two sessions:

Session 1: Intertextuality in movie language and narrative; and transborder movies development and sales strategies and trans-cultural concepts; discuss how the political and economical changes affect the narrative strategies of Chinese movies.

Session 2: The imaginations of the global and the national in Chinese transborder movies. The desires of globalizing Chinese movies and the implications towards the representations of space and national identity.

Participant List

Zhou Xiao Lecturer (Assistant Professor), School of Journalism, Fudan University
Qi Lin Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Department of Journalism and Communication, Nanjing University
Ling Yan Associate Professor, Department of Film & TV Literature, College of Literature, Capital Normal University
Foo Tee Tuan Deputy Head of Division of Electronic and Broadcast Media, Associate Professor, Wee Kim Wee Schoool of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University
Yang Ji Associate Professor, School of Journalism, Fudan University
Luo Hongcheng Deputy Department Chair, Department of Journalism and Communication, Hunan Institute of Science and Technology
Zhu Ying Associate Professor of Cinema Studies, Department of Media Culture, The City University of New York, Staten Island
Yin Hong Professor of Film and Television Studies; Associate Dean, Research; Director, Center for Film and Television Studies, School of Journalism and Communication, Tsinghua University
Sun Shao-yi Researcher, School of Film and TV, Shanghai University Deputy Department Chair, Center for Media Policy Studies, Shanghai University; Part Time Lecturer, Department of East Asian Languages and Culture, University of Southern California

Formal Activities

(1) A Talk by Prof. Yin Hong As Prof. Yin Hong was not able to join the Workshop due to his late arrival, we asked him to give a talk individually on 1 February 2008.
(2) A Tour to Hong Kong Film Archive (HKFA) Visiting Scholars were invited to visit HKFA. They had a private screening of a classic movie and had lunch with the Director of HKFA.
(3) Exchange Sessions Prof. Eric Ma and Prof. Joseph Chan conducted a group session to provide feedbacks on the papers of the visiting scholars at HKFA. The visiting scholars also had talks with individual teachers on an informal basis.

Workshop Academic Committee
Prof. Christine Huang
Prof. Kaman Lee
Prof. Francis Lee
Prof. Joseph Chan

Programme Committee
Prof. Joseph. Chan (Convener)
Prof. Eric Ma
Prof. Anthony Fung
Prof. Jack Qiu
Prof. Christine Huang

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