Chong, Gladys Pak Lei (Dr.)

1 September 2012

Gladys Pak Lei Chong teaches Chinese Studies at AUC. She graduated from the University of Hong Kong with B.A. in Comparative Literatures and English and from the University of Amsterdam with MA in Sociology (cum laude). She has recently received her PhD from the Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam. Her doctoral research is an interdisciplinary study, in which she examines the processes of subjectification and the interplay between the technologies of domination and the technologies of the self. In 2009 and 2010, she taught Media and Multiculturalism at the International School of Humanities and Social Sciences (ISHSS), University of Amsterdam. She has published on subjects related to Chinese governmentalities, place-making, and Olympic security. Her research interests lie in the area of power-relations, state legitimacy and maintenance, processes of subjectification, the politics of identity, youth culture, discourses analysis, and the media. She is affiliated to the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA).