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 specialization of research is Chinese modern literature, with interest in nostalgia, and zhiqing (educated youth) memory. She is interested in the sociohistorical process that nostalgia is informed by the public and private memories in post-socialist China. Her research also includes modern Chinese cinema and Chinese sociolinguistics.
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