Professeure invitée 2021-2022
MA Ran is associate professor at the international program of “Japan-in-Asia” Cultural Studies (JACS) and the program of Cinema Studies (eizogaku), Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University, Japan. Her research interests include Chinese independent cinema and film festival studies, for which topics she has published several journal articles and book chapters, including contributions to Chinese Film Festivals: Sites of Translation (2017) and The Japanese Cinema Book (British Film Institute, 2020). Ma is the author of Independent Filmmaking across Borders in Contemporary Asia (Amsterdam University Press, 2019). Besides research, she has also curated and organized screening events of independent films at Osaka, Beijing, and Nagoya.