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Max Berwald is an MA student in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in Cinema and a minor in Marketing, having studied abroad at City University of Hong Kong. After graduating, he lived in the PRC and Taiwan, studying Chinese at National Taiwan Normal University and working in the adaptation of Chinese television properties for English-language markets. Berwald’s primary research interests are Sinophone media cultures and the martial arts tradition in Chinese film and television.