How life experiences inspired a research career


Ien Ang speaks about her research on media audiences , cultural consumption, migration and identity politics in an age of globalisation, and what her biography has got to do with it.

Her two books, “Watching Dallas” and “On not speaking Chinese”, are classics in the field of cultural studies and have been translated into many languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Turkish, German, Korean, and Spanish. 

Ien Ang is Distinguished Professor at Western Sydney University.
This interview was conducted in January 2020.

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