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  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Personal profile


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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Research Output

The Indigenisation of Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) in China: From ‘Snow Sister’ and ‘Dolly Girl’ to Chinese Snow White (1940) and Princess Iron Fan (1941)

Chen, Y., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: New Perspectives on Production, Reception, Legacy. Pallant, C. & Holliday, C. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    Open Access
    17 Downloads (Pure)

    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). IEEE, 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 8 Downloads (Pure)

    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
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    49 Downloads (Pure)


    • 3 Invited talk
    • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
    • 1 Membership of board
    • 1 Other

    Research Integrity Training for Staff

    Yuanyuan Chen (Participant)

    16 May 2019

    Activity: Other


    Chinese School of Animation - Definition, Development and Features

    Yuanyuan Chen (Speaker)

    15 Feb 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    East Asian Cinema

    Yuanyuan Chen (Speaker)

    29 May 201721 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    23rd International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, VSMM 2017

    Justin Magee (Chair), , Frank Lyons (Member of programme committee), , Kyle Boyd (Member of programme committee), , Brian Bridges (Member of programme committee), , Helen Jackson (Member of programme committee), , Karen Reid (Member of programme committee), , Yuanyuan Chen (Member of programme committee), , Janet Coulter (Member of programme committee), , Conann Fitzpatrick Alvarez-Casado (Member of programme committee), , Alison Gault (Member of programme committee), , John Harding (Member of programme committee), , Adrian Hickey (Member of programme committee), , Alan Hook (Member of programme committee), , Liam Mc Comish (Member of programme committee), , Alec Parkin (Member of programme committee), , Terry Quigley (Member of programme committee), & Jill Spratt (Member of programme committee)


    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

    Chinese School of Animation

    Yuanyuan Chen (Speaker)

    2 Mar 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk