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Kenneth Chan is assistant professor of Film Studies at the University of Northern Colorado. His book on the Chinese in Hollywood is forthcoming with Hong Kong University Press. His essays have also appeared in journals such as Cinema Journal, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Camera Obscura, and Discourse. Volunteering with the Asian Film Archive (Singapore), he chairs the International Advisory Board and is on the Board of Directors. Rey Chow is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities at Brown University. Her recent publications include The Age of the World Target (2006) and Sentimental Fabulations: Contemporary Chinese Films (2007). Marie-Paule Ha teaches in the School of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong. She is working on a project that investigates the colonial experiences of French women in Indochina. Her most recent publications include “On Sartre’s Critique of Assimilation,” Journal of Romance Studies 6.1&2 (2006): 49–60; “Assimilation and Identities in French Indochina” in Diasporas: Movement and Cultures, ed. Nick Hewitt and Dick Geary (2007); and “Double Trouble: Doing Gender in Hong Kong,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 34.2 (2009). Contributors Elaine Yee Lin Ho is associate professor of the School of English at the University of Hong Kong. She has published book monographs on Timothy Mo (2000) and Anita Desai (2006), and many articles on anglophone world literatures and Hong Kong film, literature, and cultures. Her current research interest is on literature, and literary cultures at the intersections of Hong Kong, mainland China, and the West. Tseen Khoo is a Monash University Research Fellow (2004–09), based in Sociology, School of Political and Social Inquiry. She researches in the areas of minority cultural politics in multicultural societies and comparative diasporic Asian studies, with a current focus on ethnic festivals and public heritage sites. Her book Banana Bending: Asian Australian and Asian Canadian Literatures (2003) was published by Hong Kong and McGill-Queens University Presses. She has also published Diaspora: Negotiating Asian Australia (2000, with Helen Gilbert and Jacqueline Lo), Culture, Identity, Commodity: Diasporic Chinese Literatures in English (2005, with Kam Louie), and Locating Asian Australian Cultures (2008). Julia Kuehn is assistant professor in English at the University of Hong Kong, where her research and teaching interests are in nineteenth-century literature and travel writing. Her publications include Glorious Vulgarity: Marie Corelli’s Feminine Sublime in a Popular Context (2004) and the co-edited collections A Century of Travels in China: Critical Essays on Travel Writing from the 1840s to the 1940s (2007) and Travel Writing, Form and Empire: The Poetics and Politics of Mobility (2008). Colleen Lye is associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches courses in Asian American literature, postcolonial theory, and American Studies. She is the author of America’s Asia: Racial Form and American Literature, 1893–1945 (2005). Recently, she co-edited with Christopher Bush a special issue of Representations on “Forms of Asia” (Representations 99, Summer 2007). She serves on the editorial boards of Representations and Inter-Asia Cultural Studies. Currently, she is working on a project on the problem of constructing Asian American literary history. Deborah L. Madsen is professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Geneva. Her books include Maxine Hong Kingston (2000), Chinese American Writers (2002), Beyond the Borders (ed. 2003), and the Asian American Writers DLB (ed. 2005). Her essays appear in Amerikastudien, Canadian Review of American Studies, Canadian Ethnic Studies, the Journal of Intercultural Studies, and the Yearbook of English Studies. Her chapter, “Asian xvi Contributors Australian Literatures” appeared in A Companion to Australian Literature, ed. Nicholas Birns and Rebecca McNeer (2007). David Parker is a lecturer in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham. His publications include Through Different Eyes: The Cultural Identities of Young Chinese People in Britain (1995) and Rethinking Mixed Race (co-edited with Miri Song, 2001). His research interests include British Chinese identities and social networks, urban life, and social theory. Shuang Shen obtained her B.A. from Beijing University and Ph.D. from the English Department of the City University of New York. She taught in the English Department of several universities in the U.S.A., including the City University of New York and Rutgers University before taking her current job as assistant professor in the Chinese Department of Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Her areas of expertise and interest include postcolonial literature and theory, Chinese diaspora literature, Asian...

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