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Dr. CHAN Ka Ming

Dr. CHAN Ka Ming


M.Phil. (HKU), Ph.D. (CUHK)

Email: | Tel: 3943-3723 | Office: KKB 212

Chan Ka Ming's expertise is in cinema and popular culture, animal and ecological humanities, and globalization and urban studies. He teaches subjects in various areas: Introduction to cultural studies/ cultural theories, Celebrity and popular culture, Film history, aesthetics and politics, Globalization and cultural production and representation, animal and society, and modernity and urbanscape; and his researching areas are about Hong Kong cinema co-production, Asian film, global cinema, popular culture, animal and modernity, and urban development.


Embracing the philosophy about love to teaching and learning, Chan Ka Ming is recently exploring the study of nature and animal with cultural studies perspectives. Through cultural studies of ecology and humanity, he looks forward to touching the importance of life.


Publications and Presentations

Book / Journal Chapters

  1.  “Trivisa or Amphetamine? Hong Kong – China Cinema Co-production during the First Ten Years of CEPA”, in the Journal of Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, Dec 2017.

  2. 〈「創意」並非必然──以香港電影工作經驗對照創意工業論述 (Hong Kong Cinema Working Experiences and Discourse of Creative Industries)〉收於馬傑偉及周佩霞編 (edited by Eric Ma Kit-wai and Carol Chow Pui-ha) 《跨界華語電影研究專輯 (Special Issue of Transborder Chinese Cinema Studies)》,南京: 南京大學出版社 (Nanjing: Nanjing University Press),即將出版。

  3. 〈桃姐打擋台,狂舞派殭屍──香港電影的永劫邊緣,香港身份的驀然回首 (Hong Kong Cinema and Identity in Hong Kong-China Coproduction) 〉收於張少強、梁啟智及陳嘉銘編 (edited by Cheung Siu-keung, Leung Kai-chi and Chan Ka-ming) 《香港・社會・角力 (Hong Kong. Society. Struggle.)》, 香港:匯智出版社 (HK: Infolink Publishing Limited),2017年。

  4.  〈亞洲想像:香港亞洲合拍片製作文化 (Asian Imagination: Hong Kong-Asian Coproduction Cinema and Culture of Production)〉收於張少強,梁啟智及陳嘉銘編 (edited by Cheung Siu-keung, Leung Kai-chi and Chan Ka-ming)《香港.城市.想像 (Hong Kong. City. Imagination.)》,香港:匯智出版社 (HK: Infolink Publishing Limited),2014年。

  5. 〈志明與宗師──在北上與南下之間的香港電影合拍片 (Hong Kong Cinema Coproduction in the Context of Northern and Southern China)〉收於黃慧貞張歷君、陳澤蕾及高俊傑編 (edited by Angela Wong Wai-ching, Cheung Lik-kwan, Sam Chan Chak-lui and Ko Chun-kit) 《感/觀日常:跨文化研究讀本 (Reading of Trans-Cultural Studies)》,香港:進一步 (HK: Step Forward Multimedia Publishing Limited),2014年。

  6. 〈開放與局限:中港合拍影片的過去與今天 (Openness or Limitation? - Hong Kong-China Co-production: Past and Present)〉收於張少強,梁啟智及陳嘉銘編 (edited by Cheung Siu-keung, Leung Kai-chi and Chan Ka-ming) 《香港.論述.傳媒 (Hong Kong. Discourse. Media.)》,香港:牛津大學出版社 (HK: Oxford University Press),2013年。

  7. 〈香港電影未死──簡論香港電影專才的跨國滲透與文化互動 (Transnational-Cultural Interaction of Hong Kong Film Talents in the Overseas Context)〉收於黃愛玲編 (edited by Wong Oi-ling) 《回歸十五年:香港電影專輯 (Special Issue in the 15th Anniversary of Hong Kong Transition)》,《今天 (Today Literary Magazine)》第99期,香港:中文大學出版社 (HK: Chinese University Press),2012年4月。

  8. PhD Thesis: Transnational Hong Kong Cinema Co-production - Production Culture, Policy, Film Business, and Individual Practitioners

  9. Master Thesis: Social Identity of Postcolonial Hong Kong



  1. 《桃姐打擋台,狂舞派殭屍──香港電影的永劫邊緣,香港身份的驀然回首 (Hong Kong Cinema and Identity in Hong Kong-China Coproduction)》,「香港文化與社會系列 (Series of Hong Kong Culture and Society)」,香港:中文大學新聞及傳播學系 (HK: School of Journalism and Communication CUHK),2016年5月。


Edited Books

  1. 《香港・社會・角力 (Hong Kong. Society. Struggle.)》,張少強、梁啟智及陳嘉銘合編 (edited by Cheung Siu-keung, Leung Kai-chi and Chan Ka-ming)。香港:匯智出版社 (HK: Infolink Publishing Limited),2017年。

  2. 《香港・城市・想像 (Hong Kong. City. Imagination.)》,張少強、梁啟智及陳嘉銘合編(edited by Cheung Siu-keung, Leung Kai-chi and Chan Ka-ming)。香港:匯智出版社 (HK: Infolink Publishing Limited),2014年。

  3. 《香港・論述・傳媒 (Hong Kong. Discourse. Media.)》,張少強、梁啟智及陳嘉銘合編 (edited by Cheung Siu-keung, Leung Kai-chi and Chan Ka-ming)。香港:牛津大學出版社 (HK: Oxford University Press),2013年。


Conference Paper Presented

  1. 《桃姐打擋台,狂舞派殭屍──香港電影的永劫邊緣,香港身份的驀然回首 (Hong Kong Cinema and Identity in Hong Kong-China Coproduction)》,發表於「香港文化與社會論壇2014 (Hong Kong Culture and Society 2014)」,2014年11月1日。

  2.  “Connecting Lefebvre’s spatial practice – Reconnecting Hong Kong communities in the Umbrella Movement”, presented in the “Critical Theories and Local Societies: How do philosophy, theories and concepts travel?” Conference, 3-4 June 2016. National Chiao Tung University. Taiwan.

  3. “The Construction of Zoo and Aquarium in the (Post)colonial Hong Kong”, presented in the Annual Conference of the Hong Kong Sociological Association, 3 December 2016.

  4. “Diverging the Tune of the Main Melody – Reconsidering Hong Kong-China Cinema Co-production”, presented in the Re-thinking Chinese Language Film History, Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities, Faculty of Humanities. Hong Kong Education University. 23 March 2018.

  5. “Staying with the Trouble in ‘Advertocene’ - Advertising Representation of Animals in the Kenya National Parks and the Hong Kong Ocean Park” in the Environmental Humanities in Asia: Ecological Crisis and Cultural Responses, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies and Centre of Cultural Studies. 10-12 April 2018.


Overseas Guest Lecture

  1.  “After Li Bingbing and Fan Bingbing melt the Hollywood audiences… - Re-evaluating the Chinese ‘faces’ in the global cinema development”, lectured in the “Capitalism, Colonialism, Racism: World System and East Asian Society” Workshop, 26 May 2016. National Chiao Tung University. Taiwan.


Upcoming Conference Papers

  1. “Chinese (Suddenly) Face-On since 2009! – Re-imagining / discovering Chinese in the Chinese Commercial Cinema”, in the Asia Intermedialities: New Objects, Themes, and Methods at the Convergence of East and Southeast Asian Cultural and Media Studies, Centre of Cultural Studies. 25-26 May 2018.
  2. “Another S.F.? – Spiritual Formation beyond Chthulucene from the reading of Le Quattro Volte (Michelangelo Frammartino, 2010) to Life and Death are Wearing Me Out (Mo Yan, 2006), in the Anthropocene and Beyond: Towards a Shared Narrativity in Interdisciplinary Research, Shue Yan University, Baptist University and Chinese University of Hong Kong, 28 May-1 June 2018.