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Chinese Name


Research Interests

Anglophone African Literature
Literature and Postcolonialism
Utopian and Dystopian Studies
Anglophone Hong Kong Literature
Representations of Africa in Hong Kong


Emily Chow-Quesada is an assistant professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research focuses on postcolonial anglophone literature and the representations of blackness in Hong Kong. Her current projects include the representations of blackness in Hong Kong media, a documentary on black female artists in Hong Kong, a podcasts series documenting the voices of the marginalized in Hong Kong through digital storytelling, and an online photographic journal of the female demographic in Hong Kong. She is also the editor of the “Hong Kong and Chinese Literature and Culture” section of Hong Kong Review of Books.

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 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 201331 Aug 2016

Award Date: 1 Dec 2016

MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 201131 Aug 2013

Award Date: 1 Dec 2013

Master, Chinese University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 201031 Aug 2011

Award Date: 1 Dec 2011

Bachelor, Hong Kong Baptist University

1 Sept 200731 Aug 2009

Award Date: 1 Dec 2009

External positions

Dialogue-The Journal of Black British, Diaspora and African History

1 Dec 2022 → …

Zanzibar International Film Festival

18 Jun 202226 Jun 2022

HKDSE Subject Committee Member, Literature in English

1 Sept 202131 Aug 2024

Hong Kong Review of Books

1 Jun 2018 → …


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