Ma Ran

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2023 to May 2024

University Affiliation

Ma Ran is an Associate Professor at the International Program of “Japan-in-Asia” Cultural Studies (JACS) and Screen Studies (eizogaku), Nagoya University, Japan. Her research interests revolve around the intersection of Inter-Asia studies, transnational film and screen cultures, and film festival studies. At present, her focus lies in exploring the dynamics of translocality, infrastructure, and affects within the context of transnational media across East Asian places. Besides research, Ma has also curated screening events of Asian independent films in Osaka, Beijing, Nagoya, and Tokyo (the 36th Image Forum Festival in 2022).

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