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Howard Y. F. Choy, Associate Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University, received his Ph.D. in comparative literature and humanities from the University of Colorado. His research interests cover modern and contemporary Chinese culture and literature. He is the chief editor of the forthcoming Brill series Hong Kong Culture and Literature and African and Asian Anthropocene: Studies in the Environmental Humanities, co-editor of the Routledge Companion to Yan Lianke(2022) and Liu Zaifu: Selected Critical Essays (2021), editor of Discourses of Disease: Writing Illness, the Mind and Body in Modern China (2016), the author of Remapping the Past: Fictions of History in Deng's China, 1979-1997 (2008), and the assistant author of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Confucianism (2005). He has also published a number of articles and translations in major scholarly journals, including positions, American Journal of Chinese Studies, and Asian Theatre Journal. Dr. Choy has also taught at Stanford University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Wittenberg University.

Research Interests

Modern & Contemporary Chinese Culture & Literature

Asian Cinema & Drama

Critical Theories

Medical Humanities

Gender Studies

Hong Kong Studies



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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