Welcome to my personal website.  

I am Dr Eva Cheuk-Yin Li. I am currently Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Media & Cultural Studies in Sociology Department at Lancaster University. I am specialised in the interdisciplinary research and teaching of media and culturegender and sexualityAsian popular culture, and fandom and audience reception in the global and transnational contexts.

I have an interdisciplinary background, encompassing PhD in Gender, Media, and Culture (King’s College London), MPhil in Sociology (The University of Hong Kong), and Bachelor of Social Sciences (First Class Honours, The University of Hong Kong).

I am working on a monograph based on my award-winning PhD dissertation, which is about Chinese women’s everyday practice of zhongxing (中性 ‘middle gender/sex’), as well as several paper on gender, sexuality, fandom and affect in East Asian popular culture. You may read my interview with Sociology Lens about this project.

Here you can find more information about my conference activitiespublications, and teaching experience. For more information on any of my research interests or projects, please feel free to contact me.

Recent/Upcoming Talks

29 March 2022
‘Chinese Women Doing Zhongxing: Strategic Resistance against Gender Binaries.’ Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, USA.

Recent/Upcoming Conference Presentations

16 July 2022
‘Thinking Race/Ethnicity in Taiwan and the UK’. Paper to be presented at Taiwan-UK Conference on Sex, Gender and Sexuality Health Research Conference. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. (Co-presenting with Wen Liu)

25–26 June 2022
‘Migration Digital Content Producers: A Preliminary Studies of Hong Kong YouTubers in the UK. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Society for Hong Kong Studies.

1-2 June 2022
‘Migration Content Producers on YouTube: An Emerging Migratory Culture of Hong Kongers in the UK.’ Paper presented at Global Perspectives on Platforms and Cultural Production, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.