University of California, Riverside

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Lan Duong

Lan Duong

Assistant Professor

Media and Cultural Studies
3141 INTS
(951) 827-5681

Research Areas

  • Her research interests include feminist film theory, postcolonial literature, and Asian/American film and literature. Her critical works can be found in Amerasia, Asian Cinema, Discourse, Velvet Light Trap, and Transnational Feminism in Film and Media.



Lan Duong is an Assistant Professor in the Media and Cultural Studies Department at UC Riverside.Dr. Duong teaches classes on Introduction to Cultural Studies, Introduction to Film, Feminist Film Theory, Asian American Women's Films and Literature, Asian Horror, Southeast Asian Diasporic Literature and Film, Vietnamese Cinemas, Chinese Cinema, Hong Kong Cinema, and The Vietnam War in Film. She has recently received the Fulbright Scholar Award to work on her second book.


  • She is working on a book entitled, Treacherous Subjects: Gender, Culture, and Trans-Vietnamese Feminism (forthcoming, Temple University Press). The book explores the films and literature of the Vietnamese and Vietnamese diaspora through the cultural politics of collaboration.
  • Dr. Duong’s second book project, Transnational Vietnamese Cinemas: Imagining Nationhood in a Globalized Era, examines Vietnamese cinema from its inception to the present-day.
  • Bold Words: A Century of Asian American Poetry, Tilting the Continent, and Crab Orchard Review. Published in Watermark

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Media & Cultural Studies
3149 INTS

Tel: (951) 827-3456
Fax: (951) 827-5664