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Shih, Evelyn Ming Whai Assistant Professor


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  • Evelyn Shih's first book project, The Cold War Comic: Power and Laughter in Taiwan and South Korea, 1948-1979, compares the intermedia phenomenon of comic culture in two US-allied countries in Asia during the Cold War. She writes about various media, from comic strips and mass periodicals to film and literature, as a part of a comic sensorium and an emerging mode of mass communication in the mid-20th century. She is also working on a project on the topolect cinema of Taiwan, the Taiyupian; and another project on colonial travelers of Taiwan and Korea, who capture their experience within and without of Japanese empire on the Chinese continent.



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global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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