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  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

  • 1 Citations
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Yuanyuan Chen teaches animation history and theory at Ulster University. Her research focuses on contemporary Chinese animation, with particular interest in the influence of modernism and postmodernism on Chinese animation after the 1980s. Her broader research interests include animation theory, animation narratives, experimental animation, modernism and postmodernism in cinema, non-fiction animation, verisimilitude and authenticity in animation. Her work has been published in journals, such as Modernism/modernity, Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media.

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Animation Arts & Humanities
Art Arts & Humanities
1980s Arts & Humanities
Postmodernism Arts & Humanities
Aesthetics Arts & Humanities
Chinese Literature Arts & Humanities
Teaching Arts & Humanities
Verisimilitude Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2009 2018

Open Access

From Hypertext to Hyperdimension Neptunia:The Future of VR Visual Novels

Crawford, R. & Chen, Y., 23 Oct 2017, (Accepted/In press) 2017 23rd International Conference on Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM). 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Application programs

Old or new art? Rethinking classical Chinese animation

Chen, Y., 11 May 2017, In : Journal of Chinese Cinemas. 11, 2, p. 175-188

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chinese Literature

Animation at the Cutting Edge

Chen, Y. (ed.) & Rascaroli, L. (ed.), 9 Feb 2015, 5 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

Open Access