Junting Huang

Graduate Student


Junting Huang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature. His teaching and research focus on Sinophone literature, cinema, and media culture, Chinese diasporic culture in the Caribbean, as well as their intersections with new media studies, sound studies, and critical race theory. Currently a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow, he is finishing his dissertation, “The Noise Decade: Intermedial Impulse in Chinese Sound Recording.” His work has appeared or is forthcoming in ASAP/Journal, Sounding Out!, and Sinoglossia.

 Outside the classroom, he is an archivist, curator, recordist, and digital humanist. As Assistant Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, he manages special collections such as the Wen Pulin Archive of Chinese Avant-Garde Art, the Yao Jui-Chung Archive of Contemporary Taiwanese Art, and the Experimental Television Center Archive. He is also a member of the International Advisory Editorial Board of -empyre- soft-skinned space, a network of artists, critics, and curators, where he curates monthly discussions on technology and media arts.

Research Focus

Critical Theory

Sound Studies

Film and Media Studies

Asian and Asian American Studies