Xinglin Wang received her B.A. in Anthropology and History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. As a historian and an anthropologist, she has devoted herself to incorporate multimedia sources into historical research. From an archivist standpoint, Xinglin composes narratives through planning and managing archival systems. She is currently applying film preservation and digital restoration to her future research. The legitimate use of moving images in family archives to interpret individual histories is also part of her research area.