Eileen Chow

Co-Director, Story Lab

Eileen Cheng-yin Chow is Director of the Cheng Shewo Institute at Shih Hsin University (Taipei, Taiwan). She is also Visiting Associate Professor of Chinese and Japanese Cultural Studies at Duke University. Her research and teaching include all manner of serialized narratives, press practices and publics, popular culture (anime, fandoms, media technologies), as well as the origins, formations, and articulations of Chinatowns around the world—also the subject of her forthcoming book, Chinatown States of Mind. With Carlos Rojas, she is the co-translator of Yu Hua’s two-volume novel Brothers (Pantheon, 2009) and the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Rethinking Chinese Popular Culture: Cannibalizations of the Canon (Routledge, 2009).