Prof. Emilie Yeh Yueh-yu

Professor Yeh is a recognized specialist in Chinese and Asian cinema studies.

She was appointed as Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Tsinghua University (Taiwan), Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University, and as Visiting Research Fellow at the Carsey-Wolf Center of the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was also the Director of Centre for Media and Communication Research and Associate Director of David Lam Institute for East-West Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University.



PhD. Critical Studies, School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California.
M.A. Communication Arts. University of Maryland, College Park.
B.A. English. National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan.

Awards and Honors

-2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HKD513,000). Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR.
-2018 Research Performance Award. Lingnan University.
-Distinguished Alumni Award. National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan.
-Academic Staff Fellowship. Hong Kong Baptist University.
-Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work. School of Communication, HKBU.
-Research Award: National Council of Science, Taiwan.
-Dissertation Fellowship: Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.

Research Interests

Early Film History
Media Industry
East Asian Cinema
Chinese Wenyi Pictures


Selected publications

(Forthcoming 2022) Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, Darrell Davis, Wenchi Lin eds. Thirty-Two New Takes on Taiwan Cinema. University of Michigan Press.

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, ed. Early Film Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Republican China: Kaleidoscopic Histories. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 354 pages.

2016 葉月瑜、馮筱才、 劉輝編。《走出上海—早期電影的另類景觀》。北京:北京大學出版社。Emilie Yeh, Xiaocai Feng and Liu Hui eds. Beyond Shanghai: New Perspectives on Early Chinese Cinema. Beijing: Beijing University Press. 489 pages.

2016 葉月瑜,戴樂為。《台灣電影百年漂流:楊德昌、侯孝賢、李安、蔡明亮》。台北:書林出版公司。 Chinese translation of Taiwan Film Directors: A Treasure Island (New York: Columbia University Press 2005). 388 pages.

(Forthcoming) Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Darrell William Davis. “Curating Chinese Film Historiography.” Eric Hoyt and Kelley Conway eds. Global Movie Magazine Networks.

2020 Darrell William Davis and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, eds., Special Section: “Media Industries in the Global Frames: Craft, Collaboration, Competition.” Media Industries (Fall 2020).

2019 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Early Screen Culture in Colonial Hong Kong (1897-1907).” Transnational Screens 10.3 (2019): 148-169. DOI: 10.1080/25785273.2019.1684709.

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