Shao-Hung (Tim) Teng

Shao-Hung (Tim) Teng

Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Arts/Film/Cultural Studies
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Shao-Hung (Tim) Teng is a doctoral student of East Asian Film and Media at Harvard University, where he is also a Harvard Presidential Scholar. His research focuses on infrastructural aesthetics and politics in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century China, with broader interests in modernist cinema, history and theory of digital media, color, animation, and queer theory. He has written on the politics of intermediation in Taiwan New Cinema (Concentric, 2017), the cinematic documentation of surrealist poetry in colonial Taiwan (Taiwan Insight, 2019), disaster and the mind-game temporality in Your Name, and the technological production of terror in Weimar and Chinese expressionist cinema. He received an MA in Film and Media Studies from Columbia University, and an MA and a BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures from National Taiwan University.

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