P.L. (Pui Lun) Chan

Position:
  • PhD student
Expertise:
  • Chinese Studies




PhD research

A Cultural Biography of Peking Opera in Hong Kong
Supervisor: Maghiel van Crevel and Wilt Idema

Fields of interest

Chinese operas (Xiqu), Chinese music, Music and Hong Kong society

CV

Education
- MPhil in Ethnomusicology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2007-2010)
- BA in Music, Hong Kong Baptist University (2004-2007)

Related Professional Experience
- Teaching Assistant, Department of Music, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2007-2009)
- Research Assistant, Chinese Music Archive, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2009-2010)
- Research Assistant, Department of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University (2010-2012)

Languages
Mandarin, Cantonese (native), English

Publications

Article in Peer-reviewed Journal
“Politics of Arts, Arts of Politics: Political Influences on the Development of Peking Opera in Hong Kong” in Asian Musicology, Vol.20. Korea: Council for Asian Musicology, 2012.


Conference Paper/Presentation 
- “More Global, Less Chinese?: Peking Opera Activities in Hong Kong as a Reflection of the Phenomenon of Globalization”, Annual Conference of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE). Liverpool, U.K., April 2009.

- “Globalizing The Traditional: The Development of Peking Opera in Hong Kong”, Bi-annual Conference, Music of East Asia Study Group, International Council of Traditional Music (MEA-ICTM). Seoul, Korea, August 2010.

- “When North Meets South: Investigating Hybridity of Cantonese Opera and Peking Opera in Hong Kong Through Oral History”, Bi-annual Conference, MEA-ICTM. Hong Kong, July 2012.

- “Making a National Icon: Mei Lan-fang’s 1922 Hong Kong Tour as Identity Construction”, annual PhD and Postdoc seminar, CADS and LIAS. Leiden, the Netherlands, June 2013.

Contact

E-mail: p.l.chan@umail.leidenuniv.nl

Last Modified: 16-05-2014