Alice Fengyuan Yu is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of East Asian Studies. She is originally from Beijing, China. She received her B.A. degree in English 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 interest is modern Chinese literature and cinema, with theoretical focuses on nostalgia, memory, postmodernism and postmodernity.