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Zardas Lee

227 Spes Unica


  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA and MPhil, University of Hong Kong

Research Interests 

  • Global History of Anticolonialism
  • History of Southeast Asia
  • History of South Asia

Courses Recently Taught 

HIST104: World History II
HIST390: Modern East Asia

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • Lengzhan guang ying: Diyuanzhengzhi xia de Xianggang dianying shencha shi 冷戰光影:  地緣政治下的香港電影審查史 [Geopolitics and Film Censorship in Cold War Hong Kong]. (Taipei: Monsoon Zone, 2019) (ISBN: 9789869745819)
  • “From Cold War Warrior to Moral Guardian: Film Censorship in Hong Kong.” In From a British to a Chinese Colony? Hong Kong before and after the 1997 Handover, edited by Gary C.H. Luk, 143–65. (Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2017)
  • Review of Television and the Modernization Ideal in 1980s China: Dazzling the Eyes, by Huike Wen (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014). Media History 21, no. 4 (2015): 499–502