Jennifer F. GRESHAM

Part-time Lecturer 兼任講師

Email: grejenn@hku.hk

BA, MA University of Toronto, PhD University of Hong Kong

Jennifer Gresham received her B.A. and M.A. in English literature from the University of Toronto. She completed her PhD on “Forms and Functions of Genre in Transnational Popular Culture” on a Hong Kong PhD Fellowship in the School of English at the University of Hong Kong in 2018. Her research interests include genre and processes of genrification; cultures of taste, cult fandom and subcultural taste formations; popular culture and detective fiction; film and television studies; cultural studies; and transnational and transmedial relationships and movements in the arts (both “high” and “low”). Prior to undertaking her doctoral work, she taught courses in humanities and literature at Humber College in Toronto for over five years. More recently, she has been a lecturer for postgraduate courses in world modernisms (HKU) and world literatures (HKBU), and has taught English language-based curriculum (writing, reading, speaking) to undergraduates in the English Bridge Program at CUHK (Shenzhen). She has supervised a number of MA research projects (HKU, CUHK) in the field of English literature.

Selected Publications

“Unauthorized Bonds: Shaw’s Bond-type Films and the Problem of Genre” School of English Seminar Series, University of Hong KongApril 27, 2017.

“Sasori vs. The System?: The Female Convict Scorpion Series as Cult Cinema” IAFOR ACAH 2015 – Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, Osaka International Conference Centre, Osaka, Japan, April 2-5, 2015.

“Pulp Crossings: International Pulp Fiction as a Site of Cross-Cultural Exchange” Culture Factor: 3rdAnnual Humber Liberal Arts and Sciences Conference, Humber College, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 29-30, 2012.

Current Courses

ARTH7010 Thesis writing workshop