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Liang, Limin

Postdoctoral Fellow, US-China Institute, 2010-2011

Dr. Limin Liang is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Communication at the City University of Hong Kong. She teaches various classes such as, Fundamentals in Media and Communication and Qualitative Communication Research Methods. Her research interests include international broadcasting, production of culture, organizational studies of new media technologies and sports media.


  • "Control and Spontaneity in the Olympic Theater: The Making of A Media Event in A Globalized World"

Journal Article:

  • Going Live: News Innovations amid Constraints in the Chinese Coverage of the Iraq War. Journalism. Review completed, under revision and resubmission.
  • Liang, Limin. (2009, December 9). 'Made-in-China Ad' Sends Wrong Message. Global Times (English Edition) (P.9 Opinion Column)

Book Chapter:

  • Liang, Limin. (2010). Framing China and the World through the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, 1984-2008. Sport in Society, 13(5), 819-832.
  • Liang, Limin. (2010). Framing China and the World through the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, 1984-2008. In D.P. Martinez (Ed.) Documenting the Beijing Olympics. Routledge
  • Liang, Limin. (2010). Book review: Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China (Monroe E. Price and Daniel Dayan, Ed.) in Sport in Society, 13(3), 568-572.


  • Finalist in the Presidential Fellowship Competition of Northwestern University 2010
  • Ecroyd & Lee Fellowship Award of Northwestern University 2008 – 2009
  • School of Communication Honors Convocation Award for Academic Excellence of Northwestern University 2008
  • Graduate Fellowship of Northwestern University 2005 – 2006
  • 2nd Place at the National Rainbow Award for Broadcast Journalism of China 2003
  • Graduate Fellowship of Beijing Foreign Studies University 2000 – 2001
  • Mayor’s Scholar of Beijing 1999
  • Highest Student Fellowship of Beijing Foreign Studies University 1996 – 1999
  • Champion at the 3rd 21 Century Cup National English Speech Contest of China 1998
  • Participation at the International English Speech Contest sponsored by Britain’s English Speaking Union (ESU) in London on behalf of China 1998
  • Runner-up at the 1st FLTRP Cup National English Debating Competition of China & The Best Debater Award; participation at the Britain Today summer course sponsored by ESU at Oriel College, Oxford University, U.K. 1997