Lan Duong, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor
CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Room 3141
Lan Duong is Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor in the Media and Cultural Studies Department at UC Riverside. She is the author of Treacherous Subjects: Gender, Culture, and Trans-Vietnamese Feminism (Temple University Press, 2012). The book explores the films and literature of the Vietnamese and Vietnamese diaspora through the cultural politics of collaboration. Dr. Duong’s second book project, Transnational Vietnamese Cinemas: Imagining Nationhood in a Globalized Era, for which she has recently received a Fulbright and Asian Research Institute Fellowship, examines Vietnamese cinema from its inception to the present day. Her research interests include feminist film theory, postcolonial literature, and Asian/American film and literature. Duong’s critical works can be found in Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, the Journal of Asian American Studies, Amerasia, Asian Cinema, Discourse, Velvet Light Trap, and the anthologies, Transnational Feminism in Film and Media and Southeast Asian Cinema. Her most recent work is a collaborative effort, an edited anthology called Troubling Borders: Literature and Art by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora (University of Washington Press, 2013). Troubling Borders was awarded Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2014 and the Bronze Award from the Association for Borderland Studies for the Best Book in Border Studies. She is also a poet and has been published in Watermark, Bold Words: A Century of Asian American Poetry, Tilting the Continent, and Crab Orchard Review. Dr. Duong teaches classes on Introduction to Cultural Studies, Introduction to Film, Feminist Film Theory, Asian American Women’s Films and Literature, Asian Horror, Southeast Asian Diasporic Literature and Film, Vietnamese Cinemas, Chinese Cinema, Hong Kong Cinema, and The Vietnam War in Film.