Xin Peng

Dr Xin Peng


  • Position Governing Body Fellows
  • School Arts & Humanities Department of History of Art
  • Department Centre for Film and Screen
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Xin Peng specialises in film history, classical Hollywood cinema, critical race and postcolonial theories, Asian American studies and transnational cinemas.

Xin Peng

Xin received her PhD degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, MA from the University of Chicago, and BA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has served as the managing editor for Feminist Media Histories and assistant editor for the Journal of Chinese Cinemas.

Xin's work has appeared in Camera Obscura, Screen, and the Women Film Pioneers Project. She is currently working on a book project on the interplay between the racial formations of the so-called “Orientals” or the “yellow race” and the multiplications of media technology in the first half of the twentieth century.

What's on

'You' by Gavin Fry

Art Exhibition: 'Things Put Differently'

03/06/2023 at 10.00

Visit Wolfson's latest exhibition 'Things Put Differently' featuring Gavin Fry and works by Anthony Green and Mary Cozens-Walker.

Student working on a laptop

WolfWorks: Writing for Publication

03/06/2023 at 10.00

Thinking about submitting an article to a journal or turning your PhD thesis into a book?

Photo of artist Gurpran Rau holding a piece of her artwork

Art Exhibition: 'Patterns of Renewal'

03/06/2023 at 10.00

We're delighted to be the first to display Gurpran Rau's latest exhibition 'Patterns of Renewal', featuring a series of paintings created during lockdown inspired by her walks in the woods of Cambridgeshire.

A poster for the publicity of the event Solutions to Plastic Pollution. The event details are shown on a blue-ash green background in both white and black text. To the right is an image of a plastic water bottle and a recycling sign on the front of it.

Solutions to Plastic Pollution

05/06/2023 at 17.00

Join us on the 50th World Environment Day for an engaging panel discussion and keynote speech on solutions to plastic pollution.