My research takes a critical and creative approach to media studies, digital studies, literary studies, and cultural studies. I develop innovative digital approaches and tools (including research-creation) towards a range of related research areas, including: narratives over various media and forms; media materiality and archaeology; environmental humanities; digital culture and user interaction; and the ethics/politics of technological infrastructures.
My research has been funded by several major grants and awards, including two Hong Kong grants in 2017 (one in research and one in digital pedagogy) and York University’s Provost Dissertation Prize in 2015. In 2015, I was honoured to receive the international ADHO’s (Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations) Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen Young Scholar Prize, in affiliation with the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities.
In my spare time, I enjoy travelling, meeting new people, arts and crafts, and good food (but who doesn’t enjoy this last one?).
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