Ting-Wu Cho

PhD Candidate

Ting-Wu Cho

Dissertation

Title: Taiwan Pulp! The Emergence and Consumption of the Trans-Asian Exploitation Film (1970s-1980s)

Supervisor: Zhen Zhang

Bio

Ph.D. Candidate in Cinema Studies at New York University. Areas of studies include transnational cinemas, theories of globalization and media ethnography, and Chinese language Cinemas. Currently working on trans-Asian exploitation films in the late Cold War period.

Has experience in production of feature films in Taiwan and in writing and directing short films and documentaries. Worked as a committee member for the North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA) since 2013, and has written on topics of translocality, aesthetics, and subjectivity in the cinema of Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Hu Tai-li, and other Taiwanese filmmakers.

Contact: twc255@nyu.edu