Scholar of the Month

Kiu-wai Chu: August 2020 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for August 2020 is Kiu-wai Chu. 

Kiu-wai Chu is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Humanities and Chinese Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on ecocriticism and eco-aesthetics, animal studies, and contemporary cinema and visual art, specifically in Chinese and Southeast Asian contexts. His work has appeared in Transnational Ecocinema; Ecomedia: Key Issues; Cli-fi: A Companion; Chinese Environmental Humanities; Asian Cinema (journal) and elsewhere.

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