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Chris Berry


Film Studies Department
Kings College London
United Kingdom

Biography

"PhD, UCLA; Theater Arts (Film & TV). 1999. Dissertation title: “Towards a Postsocialist Cinema: The Representation of the Cultural Revolution in the Cinema of the People’s Republic of China, 1976-1981.” Chair: N.K. Browne. MA, UCLA; Theater Arts (Film & TV). 1983. Thesis title: “The Game Show and Its Commercials in the Viewing Continuum.” Chair: K. Montgomery. BA (Hons), Leeds University; Chinese Studies. 1981. Previously Professor of Film & Television Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London (2004-2012); Associate Professor in Film Studies at the University of California, Berkeley (2000-2004); Lecturer at La Trobe (1990-2000) and Griffith (1988-1989) universities in Australia; and consultant at the China Foreign Languages Press (1987-1988) and China Film Corporation in Beijing (1985-1987). Visiting Professorships: University of Washington Chinese Film Summer School, held at the Beijing Film Academy (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011); University of Hong Kong (2007); Fudan University, Shanghai (2006); Chinese University of Hong Kong (2006, 2017); Shanghai Jiaotong University (2012); and Korean National University of the Arts (1997, 1999). Senior Research Fellow at Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna (2011). "  

Research Interest

"Chinese and East Asian cinema and screen cultures Screens and Public Space Gender, Sexuality and Cinema Documentary Film Theorizing Screen Studies Theories of National and Transnational Cinema"  

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