Guo-Juin Hong

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Guo-Juin Hong
External Address: 
2204 Erwin Road, Room 220, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 660-4396
Office Hours: 
Tuesday 10:00-12:00 and by appointment


Film historiography, film theory, sound studies, postcolonial theory and theories of culture and globalization; film and other media of Taiwan, Hong Kong and China

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 2004

  • M.A., San Francisco State University 1995

  • B.A., Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan) 1991

Selected Grants

AMI MD Biddle 2017 Proposal awarded by Mary Duke Biddle Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2017

Hong, G-J. Taiwan Cinema: A Contested Nation on Screen. Palgrave Macmillan, March 2011.

Hong, G. "Theatrics of Cruising: Bath Houses and Movie Houses in Tsia Ming-Linag’s Films." Queer Sinophone Cultures. Ed. H Chiang and AL Heinrich. Routledge, 2013.

Hong, G. "Healthy Realism in Taiwan, 1964-1980: Film Styles, Cultural Policies, and Mandarin Cinema." The Chinese Cinema Book. Ed. SH Lim and J Ward. British Film Institute, 2011.

Hong, G-J. "Island of No Return: Cinematic Narration as Retrospection in Wang Tong and New Taiwan Cinema." Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures. Ed. O Khoo and S Metzger. Intellect, the University of Chicago Press, 2009. 57-72.

Hong, G. "Island of No Return: Cinematic Retrospection in Wang’s Taiwan Trilogy." Techologies of Temporality in Chinese Cinema. 2006.

Hong, GJ. "Voices and their discursive Dis/Content in Taiwan documentary." Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 7.2 (January 1, 2013): 183-193. (Review) Full Text

Hong, G. "Limits of Visibility: Taiwan’s Tongzhi Movement in Mickey Chen’s Documentaries." positions: east asia cultures critique (2012). (Academic Article)

Hong, G. "Voice and Its Dis/Content in New Taiwan Documentary." Frontiers of Literary Studies in China (2012). (Academic Article)

Hong, G. "Historiography of Absence: Taiwan Cinema before New Cinema 1982." Journal of Chinese Cinemas 4.1 (2010): 5-14. (Academic Article)

Hong, G-J. "From the Masses to the Masses." VIsual Anthropology 22 (2009): 75-76. (Academic Article)

Guo Juin Hong, . "Meet Me in Shanghai: Melodrama and the Cinematic Production of Space in 1930s Shanghai Leftist Films." Journal of Chinese Cinemas 3.3 (2009): 215-230. (Academic Article)

Hong, G-J. "Limits of Visibility: Taiwan’s Tongzhi Movement in Mickey Chen’s Documentaries." positions: east asia cultures critique (2009). (Academic Article)

Hong, G. "Framing Time: _New Women_ and the Cinematic Representation of Colonial Modernity in 1930s Shanghai." positions: east asia cultural critique (2005). (Academic Article)


Hong, G, and Hong, G. "The Chinese Film Theory." (2011).

Simmons, C. "Salt Water." (August 2002).