Hanwen Lei

Hanwen Lei

Research Interest

Research Sub-interest

Anthropology of Science, Cyberspace, Ritual, Theater, Ordinary Ethics, Media and Technology, Gender


China, United States


With a background in film production and visual arts, Hanwen Lei’s research interests starts from media, performance, virtuality and representation. Her current research focuses on cyberspace, exploring the questions of the violence, gender, performativity, and ethics in cyberspace of millennial generation in US and contemporary China. 


University of California, Los Angeles. MFA in Cinematography, 2018 
University of Southern California, BA in Film and Television Production, 2015