Asia Pacific Studies — Modern and Classical Languages
Wei  Yang

Wei Yang

Assistant Professor

 Wei Yang received her Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literature from Yale University. She teaches and researches broadly in Chinese cinema in a global context, with special interests in film genre, spatiality, transnational practice, and the intersection between China and Hollywood. She is currently completing a book manuscript on film space in contemporary Chinese cinema.

Teaching interests:
- Chinese cinemas
- East Asian genre films
- Gender and visual culture
- City literature and film
- Literary adaptation in Chinese cinema 

Administrative Appointments

Coordinator of the Chinese Language Program

Research Areas

Chinese cinemas and popular culture
Film theory (spatiality, genre, intertextuality, adaptation)
East Asian Cinemas (translation, adaptation, and transnational connections)
Hong Kong New Wave and post-1997 Hong Kong Cinema