Title

Gender politics of dating apps in urban China

Streaming Media

Organizer

The Centre for Cultural Research and Development, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and the Centre for Inter-Asian Research, Ahmedabad University, India.

Event Title

Digital Intimacy: Young Women and Social Transformation in Asia

Document Type

Symposium

Date

2-9-2022

Time

8:30 p.m.

Description

How do dating apps empower young women in urban China? How is online misogyny amplified in online dating? Where there is resistance, dominance looks for opportunities. Taking a technofeminist perspective, I examine the mutual constitution of gender and technology.

Language

English

Additional Information

Speaker

Dr. Lik Sam Chan is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research addresses the intricate relationship between digital media, gender and sexuality, and culture.
https://liksamchan.com/

Recommended Citation

Chan, L. S. (2022, February 9). Gender politics of dating apps in urban China [Video podcast]. Retrieved from http://commons.ln.edu.hk/videos/938

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