Shujen Wang



B.A. The Chinese Culture University, Taiwan
M.S. Indiana University
Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park

Contact Information

Office: Ansin 912
Phone: 617-824-8869
shujen_wang [at] (E-Mail »)
TR 8:30-10

Author of Framing Piracy: Globalization and Film Distribution in Great China (2003), Dr. Wang's research interests include media globalization, film distribution and piracy, and issues surrounding networks, space, and technology.

In addition to having contributed chapters to five anthologies (Postcolonial Piracy, Unpacking Digital Dynamics, Global Knoweldge Cultures, Art, Politics and Commerce in Chinese Cinema, Bare Acts), her work has appeared in Cinema Journal, International Journal of Cultural StudiesFilm Quarterly, Asian Cinema, positions, Public Culture, Theory Culture & Society, Global Media Journal, Policy Futures in Education, East Asia: An International Quarterly, Journal of Communication Inquiry, Visual Anthropology, Gazette, Text, Asian Journal of Communication, Media Asia, among others. Her work has also been translated into Portuguese and Chinese.

Formerly president of Chinese Communication Association, Dr. Wang has also been research associate in the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University since 2002, and serving on editorial advisory boards of peer-reviewed journals.


Film Distribution
Film Piracy
Media Globalization
Media Studies