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Dr Qian Gong

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Faculty of Humanities
School of Education
Bentley Campus
501.Level 3
08 9266 7042

Brief Summary

  • PhD (UTS), 2011

  • M.ed. (Curtin), 2005

  • Cert (tertiary teaching, Curtin), 2002

  • Bachelor of Laws (China University of Communication, Beijing)

Before Curtin University, Qian Gong worked for nine years as a journalist for China’s national English language newspaper, China Daily. Qian has a special interest in pedagogy and has extensive experience in teaching students at beginner’s, intermediate and advanced level. Besides teaching, Qian also contributed to a series of curriculum development projects in the Chinese program and has coordinated a number of units within the program.

Qian has a PhD in Media and Culture Studies. Her research interests covers the cultural transformation in contemporary China, Socialist culture in China, Chinese media and popular culture, working class identity, etc.

Qian also involves in post-graduate supervision.

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Memberships, Awards and Training

2013 - Winner of book chapter of the year in 2013 Humanities Research and Creative Production Awards -ECR category

2012 Special RPI funding: $3,287 (SSAL RPI grant 2012)

2008 - Scholarship, ARC Asian Pacific Futures Research Network, China Node Symposium 2008, Culture and Religion in Contemporary China, 28-29 Sept 2008, UTS, Blackfriars Campus, Sydney


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Employment History


Curtin University                                                         Jul 09-Current

Associate Lecturer

Curtin University of Technology, Perth                       Feb 03-July 09


Curtin University of Technology, Perth                       Feb 01- Feb 03           

Editor/Assistant Director of Features Department

China Daily, Beijing                                                          May 99-Jan 00

Feature writer/reporter

China Daily                                                                     Sept 91-99


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Research Fields

    Language, Communication and Culture

  • Media Studies
  • Asian Cultural Studies
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Research Interests

Her research interests include contemporary Chinese culture, gender and media.

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Book Chapters (Research)

Journal Articles (Research)


Book Chapters (Research)


Journal Articles (Research)


Book Chapters (Research)


Book Chapters (Research)

  • Gong, Q. 2010. "Red Women & TV Drama." In Contemporary Chinese Visual Culture, 295-315 USA: Cambria Press.


Book Chapters (Research)

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