Previous Members of the Directory

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Bowes, Julia

Honorary Assistant Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: Gender, the History of the Family, and US Conservatism

Website link: https://www.history.hku.hk/staff-j-bowes.html

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Chiu, Patricia PK

Honorary Assistant Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender and women’s history

Selected publication: Promoting All-Round Education for Girls: A History of Heep Yunn School, Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2020.

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Cunich, Peter

Director of the University of Hong Kong Centenary History Project

Gender and diversity related research interests: women in the history of University of Hong Kong; European missionaries in China and Australia

Selected publication: “Deaconesses in the South China Missions of the Church Missionary Society (CMS), 1922-1951.” Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story. Ed. Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P.K. Chiu. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2018. P. 85-106.

Website link: https://history.hku.hk/staff-p-cunich.html

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Guo, Ting

Gender and diversity related research interests: (post)secularism

and political religion, including issues of gender and technology

Selected publication: “Politics of love: Love as a religious and political discourse in modern China through the lens of political leaders.” Critical Research on Religion. Issue 8:1. 2020. P. 39–52.

Website link: https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/dls/ting-guo

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Jaworski, Adam

Emeritus Professor and Honorary Professor, School of English

Gender and diversity related research interests: sociolinguistics; language and art

Selected publication: “Visual Silence and Non-Normative Sexualities: Art, Transduction and Performance.” Gender and Language. Issue 10:3. 2016. P. 433–454.

Website link: 

https://english.hku.hk/people/Faculty/48/Professor_Adam_Jaworski

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Jhaveri, Aditi

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender representation in the news

Selected publication: “Using News Narratives to Learn about Gender Ideologies in Contemporary China.” Media Literacy Education in China. Ed. Cheung Chi Kim. Springer. 2016. P. 73-90.

Website link: https://cle.hkust.edu.hk/about/staff/lcaditij

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Marchetti, Gina

Honorary Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, School of Humanities

Gender and diversity related research interests: feminist film and cultural studies; Hong Kong women filmmakers

Selected publication: "Clara Law, Asia, and World Cinema," in Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park, Gina Marchetti, and Tan See-Kam, eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Asian Cinema (Palgrave-Macmillan Publishers, 2018), pp.689-707.

Website link: https://www.pratt.edu/people/gina-marchetti/

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Meek, Laura

Gender and diversity related research interests: gender, aging, and the body in Tanzania; misogynoir (anti-black misogyny) & racial capitalism; feminist science and technology studies

Selected publication: “Bibi’s Uchungu: Eating, Bitterness, and Relationality Across Indian Ocean Worlds.” Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds. Eds. Smriti Srinivas, Bettina Ng’weno, and Neelima Jeychandran. New York, NY: Routledge. 2020. P. 197-211.

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Nakano, Yoshiko

Honorary Associate Professor, Japanese Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Gender and diversity related research interests: globalization of Japanese products and services; international tourism advertising and gender

Selected publication: “‘Wings of the New Japan’: Kamikaze, Kimonos, and Airline Branding in Postwar Japan.” Verge: Studies in Global Asias. Issue 4:1. 2018. P. 160-186.

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Shih, Shu Mei

Hon-Yin and Suet-Fong Chan Professor in Chinese 2014-2020

Gender and diversity related research interests: Sinophone studies, modern Chinese literature, comparative literature, critical theory, postcolonial studies, feminism, transnationalism, critical race theory, world literature, and minority discourse

Website link: https://complit.ucla.edu/person/shu-mei-shih/

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Valdez, Jessica R

Gender and diversity related research interests: nineteenth-century British literature and culture

Selected publication: “How to Write Yiddish in English, or Israel Zangwill and Multilingualism in Children of the Ghetto.” Studies in the Novel. Issue 46:3. 2014. P. 315-334.

Website link: 

https://english.hku.hk/people/Affiliates/64/Dr_Jessica_Valdez