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 interests are modern Chinese literature, focusing on memory and nostalgia in contemporary literature and cinema. Her research interests also include Chinese modern history and Chinese sociolinguistics.