Advice to students:
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
Refereed Journal Articles
Liao, S. (2019). “#IAmGay# What About You?”: Storytelling, discursive politics, and affective dimension of social media activism against censorship in China. International Journal of Communication, 13, 2314-2333.
Liao, S. (2020). Fashioning China: Precarious creativity of women designers in Shanzhai culture. London: Pluto Press.
Liao, S. (2017). Hong Kong net-bar youth gaming: A labeling perspective. In A. Lee and A. Pulos (Eds.), Transnational Contexts of Development History, Sociality, and Society of Play: Video Games in East Asia (pp. 183-209). Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.
Liao, S. (2019). MeToo Movement Lashing Back: Sexual Violence and Digital Anti-/Activism in China. Paper presented at Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Annual Conference 2019.
Liao, S., Luqiu, R. (2019). #MeToo in China? Digital activism against sexual assault and harassment in higher education. Paper presented at 2019 International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference.
Liao, S. (2018). Consumer Nationalism and Anti-South Korea: A Case Study on Boycott Toward Lotte in Sino-Korean Tension Over THAAD. Paper presented at the 12th ACS Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference.
Liao, S. (2018). The affective, cultural and psychic life of #MeToo in China. Paper presented at International Conference on Gender, Sexuality and Justice: Resilience in Uncertain Times, Gender Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Liao, X. T. (2018, May). In the making of celebrity: Wang hong, fashion labor, and the post-feminist identity in China. Presentation conducted at the 68th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Prague, the Czech Republic.