Assistant Professor, Programme Director
Programme of Media and Communication Studies

Office: T2-601-R2
Tel: (756) 3620742
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                                           MCOM Dr. Wenrui Chen
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Communications (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • M.A. Comparative Literature (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
  • B.A. Chinese Language & Literature (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
Research Interests
  • Critical cultural theories
  • Creative writing & translation
  • Journalism studies
 Selected Publications
  • College of Corn (2018). Translated novel was nominated for the Jury Award in 2018 Mirror Fiction Competition, Taiwan. 翻譯小說《玉米學院》(12.5萬字) 獲2018年台灣鏡文學影視小說大賽「評審獎」
  • Chen, Wenrui. (2014). “A Socialist City in Transition: The Guangzhou Press and Its Hong Kong Connections in the 1980s,” National Communication Association (NCA) Annual Convention, Critical & Cultural Studies Division, Chicago. November 20 (Conference Paper)
  • Chen, Wenrui. (2012). Consumerist Women or Mothers: A “Soft Text” Analysis of the 2004 Mother’s Day Monographs in New Express. Gender Equality and Cultural Transformation. Vol. 1. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press.
 Courses Taught
  • International Communication
  • Media and Liberalism
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • New Media, Culture & Society
  • Advanced Writing & Reporting
  • Reporting Lab I-IV