Assistant Professor, Academy for
BA 1996, McGill University
MA 1999, University of Victoria
PhD 2006, University of Hawaii
Dr. Ng is an assistant professor in the Academy for Creative Media (http://www.hawaii.edu/acm), the university’s primary place for the production and study of digital media in film, animation, computer game design, indigenous and critical studies. His current research and teaching interests include: film aesthetics, history and politics, and Asian/Asian American cinema and digital media cultures. Dr. Ng’s doctoral research explored diasporic formations of Chinese cultural identity in narrative and experimental film and video. Prior to joining the University of Hawai’i, Dr. Ng was the Curator of Film and Video at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, a film programmer for the Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival and the Program Manager for the UHM/EWC International Cultural Studies Graduate Certificate Program.
- “Hong Kong Cinema and Chineseness: The Palimpsest Male Bodies of Wong Kar-wai” in Male Bodies/Global Cinema, ed. Santiago Fouz-Hernández, London and New York: I B Tauris.
- “Director Profile: Jia Zhangke” in TCM International Film Guide, ed. Ian Haydn Smith, London: Wallflower Press.
- Won Ju Lim Exhibition Catalog, Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts.
- “The New Faces of Asian American Cinema” in Cinemaya: The Asian Film Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 1.