Daisy Yan Du

Professor Daisy Yan Du received her PhD degree in Chinese Literature and Visual Culture and PhD minor in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2012. She worked as an assistant professor and director of undergraduate studies in Chinese at the University of Miami in Florida before she joined the faculty of HKUST in August 2013. She is interested in modern Chinese literature and visual culture, women/children/animal/machine, travel/migration/diaspora, and modernity/modernism studies. She is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the transnational movements of Chinese animation between the 1940s and 1970s.