advisor: priya jaikumar
Lyuwenyu Zhang is a first-year MA student in the department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California. Originally from China, she received her B.A. in Media Studies from Emerson College in Boston. An aspiring film archivist and media scholar, Lyuwenyu’s primary research interests center around early cinema, film preservation, and East Asian studies. Lyuwenyu believes in the power of film archiving and preserving the lost treasures in moving image history. Her interests also include Chinese cinema, Charlie Chaplin, photography, and nitrate film preservation.