About the speaker:
Dr. Jin Liu is Associate Professor of Chinese Language and Culture in the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech. She received her B.A. and M.A. in Chinese Linguistics from Beijing University, and her Ph.D. in East Asian literature and culture from Cornell University. Dr. Liu is author of the book, Signifying the Local: Media Productions Rendered in Local Languages in Mainland China in the New Millennium (2013), and co-editor of Chinese Under Globalization: Emerging Trends in Language Use in China (2012). She has widely published articles on Chinese independent films, eco-cinema, rap music, Internet culture, youth culture, sociolinguistics, pedagogy and second language acquisition, as well as digital humanities in peer-reviewed journals including: positions: Asia Critique (Duke Univ Press), East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, Journal of Chinese Cinema, Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews, Twentieth-Century China, Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese, Chinese Language and Discourse, Chinese as a Second Language, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (Oxford Univ Press).