Jia TAN is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is the author of Digital Masquerade: Feminist Rights and Queer Media in China (NYU Press, 2023). She received her doctoral degree in critical studies of cinema and television from the University of Southern California. Her works have appeared in Critical Studies in Media Communication, International Journal of Communication, Crime, Media, Culture, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, International Journal of Asian Studies, and Journal of Chinese Cinemas.

Digital Masquerade: A Conversation with Jia Tan

Jia Tan’s Digital Masquerade: Feminist Rights and Queer Media in China (NYU Press, 2023) interrogates the intersections across digital media of feminist rights activism, queer culture, and neoliberalism in an illiberal context. Drawing on a wide range of artefacts—interviews with feminist advocates and queer media practitioners, participant-observations at queer community events, and cultural analysis of […]

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