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About Prof. TANG Tse Shang, Denise

Denise Tse-Shang Tang is an interdisciplinary ethnographer who began her career by studying the relationship between lesbian sexualities and social spaces in Chinese societies. She is the author of Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life (Hong Kong University Press, 2011). She co-edited (with Alistair Fraser and Maggy Lee) “Crime, Media, Culture: Asia-style,” special issue of Crime, Media, Culture, and is one of the editors (with Stevi Jackson and Olivia Khoo) for the Palgrave MacMillan book series Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia.

Tang is a recipient of international and local grants for research in the following topics: Marriage equality in Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan (Sumitomo Foundation, 2016-17), Ageing and lesbian bodies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan (General Research Fund, 2016-19), Migration of Hongkongers to Taiwan (Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, 2016-18).

Prior to entering academia, Tang has worked as program manager and advocate for communities including LGBTQI Asian & Pacific Islander youth, survivors of sexual violence, First Nations women, HIV-affected communities and youth in juvie. Tang was also the film festival director with the Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and a guest curator at Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor, Lingnan University Department of Cultural Studies
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Faculty Member, Lingnan University Faculty of Arts
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Curriculum Vitae




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Education

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2008 PhD in Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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2001 MA in Educational Studies, University of British Columbia
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1996 BA in Women’s Studies, University of British Columbia
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Contact Information

Tel: (852) 2616 7468
Fax: (852) 2572 5170
Location: Room 119, Ho Sin Hang Building 何善衡樓119室

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Books (1)

Journal Articles (11)

Book Chapters (10)

Encyclopedia Entries (2)

Presentations (3)

Presentation
電影放映 : 愛知核心 = Film Screening : The heart of the matter
《新自由主義下的新道德》研討會 NEO-MORALISM UNDER NEOLIBERALISM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (2014)
Amber HOLLIBAUGH and Tse Shang, Denise TANG
1981年,美國出現了首宗女性愛滋病感染個案。1994年,美國疾病控制中心報告顯示,愛滋病在15至44歲美國女性人口致命疾病中位列前五名,更成為非裔美國婦女致命疾病的榜首。這些數字儘管被報道出來,卻仍舊被大眾漠視。電視節目中福音傳教士依然說愛滋病曾是–現在還是–「罪人之病」。 《愛知核心》破天荒地透過協助受感染婦女發聲來審視這議題。她們大部份本來以為女性感染愛滋是不可思議的,或者認為「關於愛滋病的說法都不適用於我」。這就使她們成為典型感染者。電影中心人物是Janice Jirau,她從丈夫處感染得來。「我愛丈夫,而且覺得需要向他證明我的愛,於是他有什麼要求我都答應他… 他不想戴套。」病中的Janice成為了愛滋教育工作者,充滿能量、勇氣與自我認知。她在鏡頭前最後一句話道出所有受訪者的共同感受:每個人,每個家庭,即使沒有直接受感染,也終受這病所深深影響。 荷安柏創辦了紐約「男同志健康危機」組織中的女同愛滋感染項目,這是在美國首次出現關注女同志愛滋病的組織項目。 與談人:荷安柏及鄧芝珊 In 1981, the first female case of AIDS was reported in the US. In ...