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Dr. Jason Ka-hang Ho 何家珩

  • PhD. (HKU)
  • Internship Coordinator
  • RRST* 9.24
  • hojason@hku.hk
  • 3917 2763

Academic and Research Bio

Dr. Jason Ho coordinates the department’s internship program and teaches courses on films, critical theory, queer studies, popular culture, globalization, and urban culture. His teaching and research interests include Asian cinema, film and cultural studies, gender and sexuality, queer studies, popular culture, and urban studies. He has published in LGBT Transnational Identity in Media: Post Colonial Post Queer (Palgrave Macmillan 2012), the inaugural issue of Trespassing Journal (2012), and In Critical Proximity: The Visual Memories of Stanley Kwan (in Chinese, Joint Publishing 2007), among others, and his forthcoming publications are on contemporary Korean and Mainland Chinese cinema. He is currently working on two major projects: a queer reading of gender and sexuality in American Horror Story, and a comparative study of Hong Kong and Japan on un/happiness, urban spaces, and cultural phenomenon. He is also developing new research areas in gay activism, minority rights, and disability studies.

Courses taught at the Department

  • CLIT1008 Ways of Reading: Film, Literature and Culture
  • CLIT2001 Comparative Studies of Literary and Visual Narratives
  • CLIT2028 The City as Cultural Text
  • CLIT2050 Globalization and Culture
  • CLIT2064 Hong Kong Culture: Popular Arts and Everyday Life
  • CLIT2066 Postmodernism
  • CLIT2083 Film Art, Language and Culture
  • CLIT2089 Culture and Queer Theory
  • CLIT2094 Introduction to Critical Theory and Cultural Studies
  • CLIT3019 Internship in Comparative Literature and Cultural Sectors
  • CLIT3020 Independent Research
  • CLIT7006 Fabrications of Identity
  • CLIT7019 World Cinema

*RRST: Run Run Shaw Tower