Chen Yao (Esse)

Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2018 to May 2020

Chen Yao (Esse) is an M.A. candidate in the RSEA program. She received her B.A. in English literature at Tsinghua University, with a year studying Art History at University of Oxford and research internships at the University of Chicago and Harvard. Her research interests include politics of vision in 20th/21th century China and visual discourses on technology and sex in post-war Japan.