The field of transnational feminist media cultures emerges from the intersection of three key analytical realms: the geopolitical site, a feminist orientation, and media technologies and cultures. Each of these realms originally derives from a specific discipline and its reinvention. The geopolitical site stems from area studies and its de-insularization under the pressure of globalization theory. The feminist orientation bespeaks a desire for gender and sexuality equality that has drastically reconfigured sociopolitical theories. Media technologies and cultures have been undergoing major transformations since the turn of the twentieth century, resulting in a highly dynamic field that embraces proliferating and interacting media studied through an array of historical, theoretical, and sociopolitical lenses....
Transnational Media Cultures
Yiman Wang is an associate professor of film and digital media at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong and Hollywood (University of Hawaii Press, 2013). Her articles on Chinese cinemas, star studies, and silent film have been published in Camera Obscura, Film Quarterly, and Positions: East Asia Cultures, as well as eighteen different anthologies. She is currently writing a book on Anna May Wong, the best-known early twentieth-century Chinese American screen and stage performer.
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Yiman Wang; Transnational Media Cultures. Feminist Media Histories 1 April 2018; 4 (2): 207–213. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.207
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