Alice Fengyuan Yu is currently a PhD student in the Department of East Asian Studies. She is originally from Beijing, China. She received her B.A. degree in English Language and Literature from Sun Yat-sen Univerisity, China; and her M.A. degree in Translation and Interpretation from City University of Hong Kong. Her major field of interests are modern Chinese literature, focusing on modern Chinese intellectuals, memories and nostalgia in contemporary literature and culture, and Chinese contemporary cinema. Her research interests also include social & cultural critical theories, Chinese modern history and Chinese sociolinguistics.