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Dr. CHOW Yiu Fai | 周耀輝博士

Assistant Professor

Office: RRS 608

Tel: 3411 5582

Email: yfchow@hkbu.edu.hk

Dr. Chow Yiu Fai received his Ph.D and M.A. from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His research fields include diaspora, gender, multiculturalism, cultural studies, critical theories, mass communications, transnationalism, and popular music. His recent publications include “Hope against hopes: Diana Zhu and the transnational politics of Chinese popular music” in Cultural Studies; “Blowing in the China Wind: Engagements with Chineseness in Hong Kong’s zhongguofeng music videos” in Visual Anthropology; “Moving, sensing intersectionality: A case study of Miss China Europe” in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. His co-authored book Sonic Multiciplicities: Hong Kong Pop and the Global Circulation of Sound and Image appears in 2012. Next to his academic work, Dr. Chow writes Chinese song lyrics and other forms of creative writing. His recent prose publications include《假如我們甚麼都不怕》(The Phobia Book);《7749: 四十九個我試過/聽過/想過的創意練習》 (7749: Forty-nine Exercises on Everyday Creativity); and《突然十年便过去》(Suddenly, Decades Ago). 

Teaching Areas: Gender Studies The Present States of Arts Creative Industries Chinese Song Lyric Writing

2014-15 , P.I. “Made in Hong Kong, Created in China? A Studay on Creative Brain Drain from Hong Kong to Mainland China,” Early Career Scheme (ECS), UGC, Hong Kong


2013-16 , Research Affiliate, “Creating the ‘new’ Asian woman: Entanglements of urban space, cultural encounters and gendered identities in Shanghai and Delhi,” Humanities in European Research Area (HERA) Joint Research Programme “Cultural Encounters”, EU


2005-2011, PhD candidate, “The Banana [Re]Public: A study of trans/national popular culture consumption among young Chinese living in the Netherlands,” University of Amsterdam, NL

Academic

2014, Chow, Y. F., “Creative industries, showbiz and sexualized young women: The Hong Kong Book Fair.” Communication, Culture and Critique.


2014, Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J., “The specter of Europe: Knowledge, Cultural Studies and the ‘Rise of Asia’.” European Journal of Cultural Studies, 17: 3-15.


2013, Chow, Y. F., & De Kloet, J., Sonic Multiplicities: Hong Kong Pop and the Global Circulation of Sound   and Image. Bristol: Intellect. [Chinese edition in preparation with Chinese University Press].


2013, Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J., “Flânerie and Acrophilia in the Postmetropolis - Rooftops in Hong Kong Cinema.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 7(2): 139-155.


2013, Chow, Y. F., 《流,動,顛覆的可能:香港流行音樂邊緣化?》In 彭麗君編, 邊城對話:香港。中國。邊緣。邊界. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 233-258.


2011, Chow, Y. F., “Hope against hopes: Diana Zhu and the transnational politics of Chinese popular music.” Cultural Studies, 25(6): 783-808.


2011, Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J., “Blowing in the China Wind: Engagements with Chineseness in Hong Kong’s zhongguofeng music videos.” Visual Anthropology, 24: 59-76.


2011, Chow, Y. F., “Moving, sensing intersectionality: A case study of Miss China Europe.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2): 411-436.


2010, Chow, Y. F.,De Kloet, J., & Leung, H. H-s., “Towards an Ethics of Slowness in an Era of Academic Corporatism.” EspacesTemps.net. [Available at http://www.espacestemps.net/document8318.html.]


2009, Chow, Y. F., “Me and the Dragon: A Lyrical Engagement with the Politics of Chineseness.”    Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 10(4): 544-564.


2009, Chow, Y. F. (2009).  “Multicultural schizophrenia: ‘You are different, you are Chinese’.” Amsterdam Social Science, 1(4): 45-52.


2009, Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J., “All That Melts into Bits and Bytes Becomes Solid.”Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 3(1): 79-82.


2009, Chow, Y. F., 《18變:從聽歌到寫詞、從消費到生產、從理論到實踐看我(們)的變化與變遷 (Reflections on Our Changes: From Listening to Writing, from Consuming to Producing, from Theory to Practice).》In Fung, A. (ed), 歌潮汐韻:香港粵語流行曲的發展 (Melodic Tides: Development of Cantopop in Hong Kong). Hong Kong: Subculture, 154-170.


2008, Chow Y. F., “Martial Arts Films and Dutch-Chinese Masculinities: Smaller Is Better.” China Information, XXII(2): 331-359.


2008, Chow, Y. F., & de Kloet, J., “Building Memories: A Study of Pop Venues in Hong Kong.” Berliner-China Hefte/Chinese History and Society, 34: 53-62.


2008, Chow, Y. F., & de Kloet, J., “The Production of Locality in Global Pop: A Comparative Study of Pop Fans in the Netherlands and Hong Kong.” Participations 5(2). [Available at http://www.participations.org/Volume%205/Issue%202/5_02_chowdekloet.htm.]


2008, Chow, Y. F., Zwier, S., & van Zoonen, L., “Bananen, modelminderheid en integratie: mediagebruik en identificaties onder jonge Chinezen in Nederland (Bananas, model minority and integration: media use and identifications among young Chinese in the Netherlands).” Migrantenstudies, 24(1): 72 - 85.


2000, Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J., “Bekijk het Maar! (Watch That!).” In Meijer, I., & Reesink, M. (eds.) Big Brother! Reality Soap en de Opkomst van het Multi Media Concept (Big Brother! Reality Soap and the Emergence of Multi Media Concept). Amsterdam: Boom.


1999, Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J., “Voices from the Margin.” CHIME - Journal of the European Foundation for Chinese Music Research, 10-11: 123-128. 


Creative Writing

2014, Chow, Y. F., 假如我們甚麼都不怕 (The Phobia Book) [內地版], Beijing: Beijing Lianhe Publishing.


2013, Chow, Y. F., 7749: 四十九個我試過/聽過/想過的創意練習 [內地版](7749: Forty-nine exercises on everyday creativity [mainland Chinese edition]),Hangzhou: Zhejiang Literary Publisher.


2012, Chow, Y. F., 假如我們甚麼都不怕 (The Phobia Book), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish.


2012, Chow, Y. F., 《飛龍在天》。In小城無故事, Hong Kong: Giraffe.


2011, Chow, Y. F., 7749: 四十九個我試過/聽過/想過的創意練習(7749: Forty-nine exercises on everyday creativity), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish.


2011, Chow, Y. F., 突然十年便过去 [内地版]  (Suddenly, decades ago [mainland Chinese edition]), Beijing:  Legal Academic and Foreign Cooperation & Publishing.


2010, Chow, Y. F., 突然十年便過去(Suddenly, decades ago), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish.


1996, Chow, Y. F., 道德男人(A Moral man – Collection of Short Stories), Hong Kong: Pongy Publications.


1990, Chow, Y. F., 梳頭記(The Story of the Comb – Collection of Essays), Hong Kong: Yaowo Publications, (re-issued in China in 2008). 


Other Creative Works

2008, Chow, Y. F., 18變:周耀輝 詞/文/觀 (Double CD: Selection of Lyrical Works 2003-2008), Hong Kong: EEG.


1988- present, Chow, Y. F., more than 1000 lyrical works performed by a variety of pop artists in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China (for details, see http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/周耀輝)

2014-15, P.I. “Made in Hong Kong, Created in China? A Studay on Creative Brain Drain from Hong Kong to Mainland China,” Early Career Scheme (ECS), UGC, Hong Kong (HKD 295,296)


2014, P.I.Pilot study of “Made in Hong Kong, Created in China? A Studay on Creative Brain Drain from Hong Kong to Mainland China,” FRG, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKD 47,400)


2013-16, Research Affiliate, “Creating the ‘new’ Asian woman: Entanglements of urban space, cultural encounters and gendered identities in Shanghai and Delhi,” Humanities in European Research Area (HERA) Joint Research Programme “Cultural Encounters”, EU (Euros 969,727)


2011, P.I. “Modelling a New Heterotopia,” FRG, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKD 49,940)