Ethnic Chinese and Singapore Studies

Hee Wai Siam, (2019). Remapping the Sinophone: The Cultural Production of Chinese-Language Cinema in Singapore and Malaya before and during the Cold War. Hong Kong: The Hong Kong University Press.

Hee Wai Siam, (Post-Malaysian Chinese-language Film: Accented Style, Sinophone and Auteur Theory:

Quah Sy-Ren  and Hee Wai Siam, eds., (2020). Memorandum: A Sinophone Singaporean Short Story Reader. Singapore: Ethos Books.

Sim Wai Chew and Yow Cheun Hoe (eds.) , (2021). Singapore Comparative Literature Compendium. London: Balestier Academic.

You Junhao 游俊豪.  2021.  Xinjiapo de Zhongguo xin yimin: Rongru de jingyu  新加坡与中国新移民:融入的境遇  (New Chinese Migrants in Singapore: A Question of Citizenship).  Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press

You Junhao 游俊豪.  2022.  Chaohai dizhu: Yang Qi Lin shiji yanjiu 潮海砥柱:杨启霖事迹研究 (Building Pillars across Seas: Study of Yeo Khee Lim and His Life (co-edited with Zhang Huimei and Chen Meigan)(Chinese-English bilingual volumes).  Singapore: Chinese Heritage Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Nam Hwa Opera Limited; Yeo Khee Lim Teochew Culture Research Centre.

Yow Cheun Hoe & QU Jing-yi, (2021) eds., The Cultural Legacy of Chinese Schools in Singapore and Malaysia (in English), London and New York: Routledge, United Kingdom, 257pp.

Yow Cheun Hoe.  2022.  Special Issue on “Diasporic Chinese Boundaries and Bonds Revisited”, Journal of Chinese Overseas 18 (October).

Hee Wai Siam, (2021). “The Lure of Diaspora: Diaspora Discourse, Accented Style, and Sinophone Malaysian Culture,” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture. 33.2: 205-257.

Hee Wai Siam, (2019). “Accented Style: On Namewee’s Sinophone Malaysian Film and Rap Songs,” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 21.2: 273-290.

Khoo, Yong Kang and Jingxia Lin, (2020) A corpus-based investigation of you in Singapore Mandarin: The case for an existential perfect marker. In Su Qi and Weidong Zhan (eds.), From Minimal Contrast to Meaning Construct, 101-118. Singapore: Springer.

Kuo, Arista Szu-Yu (2020). “Subtitling in the Singaporean context: A case study on the film series Ah Boys to Men”. Perspectives 28(4), 588-605.

Lin, Jingxia, Dingxu Shi, Menghan, Jiang and Chu-Ren Huang, (2019) Variations in World Chineses. In Chu-Ren Huang, Zhuo Jing-Schmidt, and Barbara Meisterernst (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Applied Chinese Linguistics. London: Routledge (Taylor & Francis).

Lin, Jingxia, (2019) Grammaticalization of shuo and jiang in Singapore Mandarin Chinese: A Spoken-Corpus-Based Study. In Jia-Fei Hong, Qi Su, and Jiun-Shiung Wu (eds.) Chinese Lexical Semantics (CLSW 2018, Lecture Notes in Computer Science), 82-90. Cham: Springer.

QU Jing-yi (2021) “Fundraising Activities as Collective Memory: Construction of School Identity in Anglican High School,” (in English) in Yow C. H. & Qu J. Y eds., The Cultural Legacy of Chinese Schools in Singapore and Malaysia, Routledge, United Kingdom, pp. 183-198.

QU Jing-yi & Wong Chee Meng (2021) “The Challenge of Preserving Heritage Values of Chinese Schools in Singapore,” (in English) in Yow C. H. & Qu J. Y eds., The Cultural Legacy of Chinese Schools in Singapore and Malaysia, Routledge, United Kingdom, pp. 45-58.

QU Jing-yi & WONG Chee Meng, (2019) “Historical Trajectories and Lost Heritage of Early Chinese Schools in Singapore – Case Study of Yeung Ching School in ‘Chinatown’,” (in English) Asian Ethnicity, New York: Routledge, USA, Vol.20, Issue 4: 399-417

QU Jing-yi,  (2018) (Guest Editor) 《华校研究专辑:文化遗产与教育机制》 [Special Issue on Chinese Schools: Cultural Legacy and Educational Institution], 《华人研究国际学报》 [The International Journal of Diasporic Chinese Studies], Singapore, Vol. 10, Issue 2.    

Yeo Min Hui, Toh Hun Ping, eds. (2020). The Relationship between Anarchism and the Film Industry in Malaya: A Preliminary Investigation into the Role of the Nanyang Film Company as Contact Point in the 1925 Kuala Lumpur Bomb Outrage (馬來亞無政府主義運動的電影牽繫:1925 年吉隆坡爆炸案中南洋影片公司的聯絡站角色初探). Taiwan Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (台灣東南亞學刊), 15(2), 5-32.

You Junhao (游俊豪), (2020). “Lisan Fanshi: Xinjiapo huawen wenxue yu wenhua” 离散范式:新加坡华文文学与文化 (Diasporic Paradigm: Singapore Chinese Literature and Culture), Xianggang Wenxue 香港文学  (Hong Kong Literature), No. 430 (October 2020), pp. 4-13.

You Junhao (游俊豪), (2020). “Xinhua wenxue changyu lun: quanqiu mailuo de zaidi jiegou” 新华文学场域论:全球脉络的在地结构  (Singapore Chinese Literature as a Site: Local Structure in Global Terrains), In Xiong Zhiqin 熊志琴and Zeng Zhicong 曾智聪 (eds.), Chengchuan yu liubo: quanqiu mailuo yu Zhongguo Wenhua lunji 承传与流播:全球脉络与中国文化论集  ( Heritage and Dissemination: Essays on Global Context and Chinese Culture)(Taipei: Showe Information Co., Ltd, 2020), pp. 99-114.

On anti-Communist films sponsored by the UK and US governments in Southeast Asia during the Cold War period, Singapore MOE AcRF Tier 1, 2017-2022. PI: Hee Wai Siam

新加坡教育部一级学术研究资助, 2017至2022年度

Cold war anti-Communist films produced by Hollywood in Singapore and Malaya(1950-1954), Fulbright Singapore Researcher Award, Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, United States, 2017-2018. PI: Hee Wai Siam


Heritage Values of Chinese Schools as Cultural Spaces, Heritage Research Grant, National Heritage Board, Singapore, 2017-2019. PI: QU Jing-yi

Singapore Screening Spaces, Singapore MOE AcRF Tier 1 Seed Grant. PI: Yeo Min Hui

Singapore Comparative Literature Database (with accompanying workshop and compendium), Singapore MOE AcRE Tier 1, 2017-2021. PI: Sim Wai Chew, Co-PI: Yow Cheun Hoe

Heritage Values of Chinese Schools as Cultural Spaces, Heritage Research Grant, National Heritage Board, Singapore (92.90) 2017 – 2019. PI: Qu Jingyi.

Singlish Transfer on Screen: An Audience Reception Study, Singapore MOE AcRE Tier 1, 2022-2025. PI: Arista Szu-Yu Kuo

HC1060 History of Singapore and Malaysian Chinese

HC2053 Varieties of Chinese

HC2060 Chinese Education in Southeast Asia

HC2061 Chinese Literature in Singapore and Malaysia

HC2062 Chinese-language Cultural Production in Singapore

HC3063 Critical Study of Singapore Society and Culture

HC4060 Globalization and Chinese Overseas

HC4062 Special Topics in Ethnic Chinese Studies: Understanding Nanyang

HC4063 A Study of Sinophone Culture in Singapore and Malaysia

HC4064 History and Issues: Transcultural Chinese Theatre in Singapore

HC7014 A Study of Chinese-Language Film Culture