Kin-Wai Chu
Postdoctoral Fellow in Comics Studies
Ghent University
Research Keywords: Comics Studies; graphic humour; Hong Kong
Kin-Wai Chu is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Comics Studies supported by the Research Foundation-Flanders and hosted by Ghent University, Belgium. Her research focuses on the transcultural circulation of graphic humour in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She is a visiting scholar at York University in February 2024 and recipient of the YCAR Research Collaboration Fellowship. In 2022, she completed her PhD research on Hong Kong comics of the twenty-first century at KU Leuven, supported by Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO) in Belgium. Her publications can be seen in anthologies and journals such as Comics Studies Here and Now (Routledge 2018); The Oxford Handbook of Comic Book Studies (OUP 2020); and the International Journal of Comic Art.