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Lily Hope Chumley

Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication

Media, Culture, and Communication


Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communication

Selected Publications

  • 2016. Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China. Princeton University Press.
  • 2016. Seeing Strange: Chinese Aesthetics in a Foreign World.” Accepted for publication by Anthropological Quarterly as part of a special issue on Commensuration, edited by Joseph Hankins and Rihan Yeh
  • 2014. Justice, L. 2012. China’s Design Revolution. MIT In The China Journal
  • 2013 (with Jing Wang) “If you don’t care for your money it won’t care for you: Chronotopes of Risk and Return in Chinese Wealth Management” In: Qualitative Research on Gambling, edited by Rebecca Cassiday, Claire Loussarn, and Andrea Pisac. Routledge
  • 2013. Evaluation Regimes and the Qualia of Quality. Anthropological Theory March/June 2013: 169-183
  • (w/ Harkness, Nicholas). Introduction: QUALIA. Anthropological Theory March/June 2013
  • Comment: Ong, Aiwha. What Marco Polo Forgot: Chinese Contemporary Art Reconfigures the Global. Current Anthropology August 2012.


Media, Culture, and Communication

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Communication Gender and Identity

This course explores the ways people create, maintain, and augment the meaning of gender, developing insight into understanding gender ideology and the media representation of gender. The course examines how ideas about gender shape our communication practices, and how our practices of communication produce gender.
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MCC-UE 1700
Media, Culture, and Communication