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Dr. Carman NG


University of Bremen

Associate Researcher

Carman Ng is Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Bremen, with research sojourn experiences in the United States (Fulbright) and Germany (Erasmus Mundus, DAAD). Her current research intersects game studies, affective sciences, and transmedia, to theorize multimodal semiotics for (social impact) game designs that engage with empathy and mental health. She is interested in examining aesthetics and ideologies of popular media, including digital games, anime, comics, graphic novels, and media art. Outside the academia, she has participated in the Hong Kong community theater as a performer, writer, and techie.

Teaching: 2018-present

MA courses: Posthumanism; Critical Game Studies; Introduction to the Theory & Practice of Multimodality
BA courses: Critical Game Studies; Cultural Narratives and Digital Games

research foci: game studies; affective sciences; multimodal semiotics; digital humanities; transmediality and intermediality research; media studies; cultural studies