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Yeung is a native Hong Kong scholar who specialises in Chinese and Hong Kong literature, theatre, cinema and culture. She has published articles and monographs in English and Chinese on a range of topics including translation, literature, theatre, cinema, and intercultural relations. She has also created theatre pieces, participated in film productions, and written arts criticisms. 

Research Interests

Cultural heterogeneity within Contemporary Chinese borders

Contemporary Chinese literature and independent films

Hong Kong theatre and films

Literary and theatrical translation


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 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Art and Culture, PhD, Chinese Opera in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a part of the process of China's modernisation, Middlesex University

1 Sept 199631 May 2002

Award Date: 31 May 2002

Art and Culture, MPhil, From China to nowhere: Gao Xingjian's writings in the 1980s and early 1990s, The University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 199231 May 1997

Award Date: 30 Nov 1997


  • PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
  • Hong Kong and Chinese Art and Literature
  • Chinese Minorities Cultures


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