Dr. Nicholas Y. H. Wong

School of Chinese
Dr. Nicholas Y. H. Wong
PhD (University of Chicago)
RRST* 8.25
3917 1952


Nic is an Assistant Professor in the School of Chinese, and formerly a postdoctoral fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at HKU. His research focuses on media and modernity in China and Southeast Asia, resource extraction literary politics, Chinese-English translation, transnationalism and diaspora, poetry and poetics. His book project, titled Resource Extraction and Decolonial Literary-Intellectual Chinese Thought from the Malay Peninsula, is a materialist and geoeconomic history of Mahua literature and intellectual culture. His articles and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in CLEAR (Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews), Chapters on Asia, Renditions, and PRISM.