Synopsis: Situated in the current sociological debate of non-western modernities in general but queer Asia studies in particular, this paper compares and contrasts sexual identities of young gay men in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China
Start Time: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 11:30 AM
End Time: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 1:00 PM
Location: Davison Hall
Address: 26 Nichol Avenue
Campus: Douglass
Room: 128
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Dr. Travis Kong
Sponsor: Sociology, Co-sponsored by Institute for Research on Women, Center for Chinese Studies, Tyler Clementi Center, Asian Languages & Cultures, Asian American Cultural Center, Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities, American Studies Department
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Contact Name: Paul McLean
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Additional Information: Dr. Travis S.K. Kong is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong. He teaches media and culture as well as gender and sexuality. His research expertise includes homosexuality, prostitution, and transnational Chinese sexualities. He is the author of Chinese Male Homosexualities: Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy (London: Routledge 2011) and the co-editor of Sexualities: Studies in Culture and Society (2013-). To date, his publications have appeared in international journals such as Urban Studies, The Sociological Review, British Journal of Criminology, Gender, Work & Organization, Qualitative Research, Culture, Health & Society, Body & Society, Lancet and AIDS Care.
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