Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong

Center for the Arts (1P) room 229
Telephone: (718) 982-2615

BA: New College at the University of South Florida
MA: University of Southern California
PhD: University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught:
Introduction to Media, Introduction to Communication, Communication Theories, Multicultural Literacy, Media Analysis,Media Regulations, Media Internship, Global Media, Senior Seminar in Communication Research, History of Media, The Peopling of New York

Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong is Professor of Communications in the Department of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. Her areas of research include grassroots media, Hong Kong cinema culture and practices, diasporic media, global Chinese Diaspora and international film festivals. Her book, Film Festivals, Culture, People and Power on the Global Screen, (Rutgers: 2011) offers the first comprehensive overview of the history, agents, films, and multiple agendas of the global festival world. She is the co-author of Global Hong Kong (2005) and the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture (2001), she also has published articles in Asian Cinema, American Anthropologist, Postscript, Velvet Light Trap, Amerasia, Asian Cinema and contributed chapters to Classic Whiteness (2001), Consuming Hong Kong (2001), Authorship and Film (2002), Chinese TV (2006) Hong Kong Films, Hollywood and the New Global Cinema (2007), TV China (2009), Global Downtown, and A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema (2015). (2012). She is a member of the Chinese Film Festival Studies Research Network. In addition to working on various articles and book chapters on film festivals, she is also conducting research and preparing a book manuscript on Global Chinatowns with Gary McDonogh.