Lin Song

Lin Song
Jinan University (Guangzhou, China) · School of Journalism & Communication

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
I research on and teach media, popular, and digital cultures, especially in relation to gender, sexuality, and nationalism in contemporary China and East Asia. You can browse my website lin-song.com for more info about my research and teaching activities.
Additional affiliations
September 2021 - present
Jinan University (Guangzhou, China)
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
September 2019 - September 2021
University of Macau
Position
  • PostDoc Position
September 2019 - January 2020
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
August 2013 - November 2017
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Field of study
  • Gender Studies

Publications

Publications (15)
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This paper investigates the cultural politics in the recent proliferation of queer popular cultural products in China through a case study of Q Dadao, a Chinese adaptation of the Broadway musical Avenue Q. Situating the musical in the illiberal conditions of concurrent economic liberalization and ideological control in a globalizing China, the pape...
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This article delves into the relationship between reality television and the politics of subject-making in contemporary Chinese media culture. Offering a critical discourse analysis of the recent hit reality TV/game show Chinese Dating with the Parents (2017–2018), the case-study explicates how the show’s inclusion of a normalized transgender celeb...
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In May 2018, a 10-s video clip caused much commotion on Chinese social media. The video, which was uploaded to Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter, showed several male security guards punching and knocking down two women at the entrance of the 798 Art Zone in Beijing, a complex known for housing art exhibitions and hip creative spaces.
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This paper examines a nascent network of commercial DIY gay porn production by microcelebrities in China against the background of platformization, commodification, and illiberal cultural landscapes. Informed by queer Marxist theories, the paper looks at how the career trajectories of live-streamer-turned DIY gay porn actors/producers are shaped by...
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What does it mean to be queer in a Confucian society in which kinship roles, ties, and ideologies are of such great importance? This book makes sense of queer cultures in China—a country with one of the largest queer populations in the world—and offers an alternative to Euro-American blueprints of queer individual identity. This book contends that...
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This paper investigates Chinese gay men’s consumption of domestic pornography on international social network platforms following the country’s anti-porn campaigns targeting live streaming. Set against the backdrop of China’s illiberal digital landscape characterized by rapid platformization and evolving Internet governance, the paper draws on in-d...
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Background: Smartphone-based dating apps are rapidly transforming how people seek potential sexual and romantic partners. However, they can also increase the risk of unsafe sexual behaviors, harassment, and infringement of personal privacy. Current research on interventions for safer dating app use remains insufficient. Objective: The goal of this...
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This paper offers a critical queer analysis of Star Trek as a history of the future. Juxtaposing two episodes of queerness from Star Trek’s canon with the show’s depiction of gay characters in its latest drama series, the paper unpacks the multiple levels of queerness that are at once facilitated and restricted by the show’s visions of the future....
Preprint
BACKGROUND Online dating applications are now popular platforms for seeking romance and sexual relationships. Young adults have been identified as the largest population group to engage in online dating. They can easily make new friends or gain access to a pool of strangers at any time and place, leading to heightened sexual health risks and privac...
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Background Online dating apps are popular platforms for seeking romance and sexual relationships among young adults. As mobile apps can easily gain access to a pool of strangers (“new friends”) at any time and place, it leads to heightened sexual health risks and privacy concerns. Objective This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a peer-...
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This chapter examines the representations of masculinity in a recent Chinese reality TV show Dad, Where Are We Going? , which is based on the original South Korean show of the same title. By closely examining its portrayal of five father-son and father-daughter pairs, the essay observes a twofold construction of masculinity in the show’s transcultu...
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Review of the book "Perverse Taiwan" by Howard Chiang and Yin Wang (Eds.).
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BACKGROUND Smartphone-based dating applications (dating apps) are rapidly transforming the ways in which people seek potential sexual and romantic partners. Meanwhile, they could be exposed to risks of unsafe sexual behaviours, harassment, and infringement of personal privacy. Current research on and intervention for safer dating app use remains in...
Article
Background Smartphone-based dating apps are rapidly transforming how people seek potential sexual and romantic partners. However, they can also increase the risk of unsafe sexual behaviors, harassment, and infringement of personal privacy. Current research on interventions for safer dating app use remains insufficient. Objective The goal of this s...

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