Cyrus Huiyong Qiu

Sessional Lecturer | PhD Candidate

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Cyrus Huiyong Qiu received his BA in Japanese from Shenzhen University and MA in Modern Japanese Literature and Popular Culture from UBC. His MA thesis, entitled “Keroro Gunsô: Carnivalization in Japanese Anime,” explored issues of political humour, war history/memory and gender as embedded in anime comedies. Cyrus is currently pursuing a PhD and his research focuses on Japanese popular culture and its circulation among Japan, Korea and China.


Cyrus Huiyong Qiu

Sessional Lecturer | PhD Candidate

Cyrus Huiyong Qiu received his BA in Japanese from Shenzhen University and MA in Modern Japanese Literature and Popular Culture from UBC. His MA thesis, entitled “Keroro Gunsô: Carnivalization in Japanese Anime,” explored issues of political humour, war history/memory and gender as embedded in anime comedies. Cyrus is currently pursuing a PhD and his research focuses on Japanese popular culture and its circulation among Japan, Korea and China.

Cyrus Huiyong Qiu

Sessional Lecturer | PhD Candidate

Cyrus Huiyong Qiu received his BA in Japanese from Shenzhen University and MA in Modern Japanese Literature and Popular Culture from UBC. His MA thesis, entitled “Keroro Gunsô: Carnivalization in Japanese Anime,” explored issues of political humour, war history/memory and gender as embedded in anime comedies. Cyrus is currently pursuing a PhD and his research focuses on Japanese popular culture and its circulation among Japan, Korea and China.