Yvonne Lin studies modern Chinese literature and media. Her research explores the aesthetics of obsolescence, voice and identity in dubbed films, and mediated narratives of progress and acceleration in the postsocialist era. Her broader interests include Taiwan, translation, visual culture, modernism/modernity, and critical theory. She is a current editor of qui parle. She received an M.St. in Oriental Studies from Oxford University and a B.A. in Comparative Literature and French from the University of California, Berkeley.