Research Fields: Chinese/Sinophone Art, Cinema, and Media Culture; Chinese Diasporic Culture in the Caribbean; Postcolonial Theory & Transnational Media; Media Ecology & Media and the Environment; Sound Studies & Auditory Culture; Digital Humanities & New Media Studies
Education: Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Cornell University (2021), M.St. Film Aesthetics, University of Oxford (2014), B.A. English, Tsinghua University, (2013)
As a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow, Junting Huang completed his dissertation in the Department of Comparative Literature at Cornell University in 2021. He is a scholar of Chinese/Sinophone literature, cinema, and media culture, with expertise in sound studies, new media studies, environmental media, as well as migrant and postcolonial media. His scholarly work has appeared or is forthcoming in peer-reviewed journals including Comparative Literature Studies, ASAP/Journal, Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, as well as edited volumes such as Sinoglossia and Inter-Asia Intermediality.
As Assistant Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, he managed special collections such as the Wen Pulin Archive of Chinese Avant-Garde Art, the Yao Jui-Chung Archive of Contemporary Taiwanese Art, and the Experimental Television Center Archive. Outside the classroom, he also practices field recording. In 2021, he received formal training in data science. Since then, he has incorporated data science into the practice of digital preservation and curation.
For more information about his research, publications, and projects, please visit his personal website.
“Sonorous Geography: Mapping Background Noise in Music While We Work,” Journal of Chinese Cinemas (forthcoming).
“Phonographing Borders: Writing Acoustic Territories in Sinophone Sound Art,” ASAP/Journal, vol. 7, no.1 (2022): 19–42.
“Bordering Domesticity: Filipina Domestic Workers in Hong Kong’s Contemporary Art,” Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, vol. 8, no. 1 (2021): 33-48.
“Kawa: Rediscovering Indigeneity in China via Reggae,” Sounding Out!: The Sound Studies Blog, August 19, 2019.