Jason Coe

Gender Studies Programme

  • jasoncoe@hku.hk

  • CRT 9.42


Dr. Jason G. Coe is an interdisciplinary scholar of cultural politics and aesthetics, drawing from film theory, cultural studies, feminist theory, globalization studies, media theory, critical theory, and affect studies. He works primarily with contemporary transpacific film and media, with special focus on Asian/American and Sinophone articulations. He is currently revising his book manuscript, titled “Rebranding Asians: Popular Transpacific Film and Media.” He serves on the board of the Women’s Studies Research Centre, the Committee for Gender Equality and Diversity, and the editorial board for Critical Asian Cinemas (Amsterdam University Press). His publications appear in Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Asian Cinema, American Journal of Chinese Studies, and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. Forthcoming publications will appear in Journal of Cinema and Media Studies and Journal of Asian American Studies.

Research Interests

  • Transpacific Film and Media
  • Asian American and Sinophone Masculinities
  • Globalization
  • Collective Memory


  • B.A. University of California Berkeley
  • M.A., Ph.D, University of Hong Kong

Selected Publications

  • “Serial Authentication: Gamifying Hong Kong Action Cinema in Sleeping Dogs,” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 13:1 (2019).
  • “Modernizing Primordialism: Deterritorializing Chineseness and Reterritorializing the Sinophone in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” Asian Cinema 29:1 (2018).


GEND1001. Introduction to Gender Studies

GEND2001. De-colonising gender