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Prof. William Tay
Distinguished Adjunct Professor in Humanities
Department of Visual Studies
Lingnan University


Dr. William Tay, Professor Emeritus of the University of California, San Diego and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, is the author, translator, and editor of more than thirty titles in literary theory, cultural criticism, and Hong Kong literature.

A member of the editorial committees of various international journals, he is also the president of INK, a monthly that has garnered five Golden Tripods in Taiwan.

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Distinguished Adjunct Professor in Humanities, Visual Studies, Lingnan University.

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Academic & Professional Qualifications

Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of California, San Diego (1977)

B.A. in Western Languages and Literature, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan (1971)

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Areas of Interest

Japanese cinema and film adaptations of Japanese fiction.

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