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Suzie Young

BA (Simon Fraser), MA, PhD (California)

Associate Professor, Department of Film

syoung@yorku.ca

Suzie S.F. Young is a film scholar and cultural theorist specializing in Asian cinema, the horror genre and feminism and popular culture. Originally from Hong Kong, she has lectured on a variety of cultural topics including the New Wave Cinemas of the three Chinas, television and exilic identities of the Chinese diaspora in Canada, and the oeuvre of Canadian director David Cronenberg. Dr. Young has taught cultural studies, film theory and history at Trent University, Ontario, the University of Manitoba and the University of California, San Diego. She joined York's Department of Film in 2000