Yiyang Hou awarded SCMS writing prize

Yiyang Hou (Ph.D. candidate, Chinese literature) has been awarded First Place Prize for Student Writing by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) for his article “Going to the Video Hall: A Sensory Encounter with a New Urban Space in Post-Mao China.” The article is part of Yiyang’s doctoral dissertation “Possessed Modernity: Chinese Popular Cinema in the Wake of Marketization, 1978-1989.”