Tienwen Lin is a master’s student in the RSEA Program at Harvard. His research interests include modern Chinese literature and cultural history, film and media studies, and critical theory, with a focus on Chinese film and media culture in relation to propaganda, war, and geopolitics. His current project investigates cinematic and photographic practices on the Chinese frontier during the Republican period. Prior to joining Harvard, Tienwen received his B.A. in history from National Taiwan University, with a year studying at UC Berkeley.