Shanghai Contributors

Toni Johnson-Woods is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, Australia. She was the inaugural President of the Popular Culture Association of Australia and is the chair of the Australia and New Zealand Studies area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. She has written on reality TV (Big Bother, 2001), animation (Blame Canada: South Park and Contemporary Culture, 2007), fashion (Fashion in Popular Culture: Literature, Media and Contemporary Studies, 2013), manga (Manga: An Anthology of Global and Cultural Perspectives, 2010), pulp (Pulp: A Collector’s Book of Australian Pulp Fiction Covers, 2004) and popular fiction (Fact and Fiction: Readings in Australian Literature, 2008; Sold by the Millions: Australian Best Sellers, 2012). She is a member of the Society of Editors and is currently the co-editor of The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture with Vicki Karaminas.
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Vivki Karmainas
Vicki Karaminas is Associate Professor of Fashion Studies and Associate Head of the School of Design at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. She is the president and Chair of Fashion of the Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (2012-2015), and the Chair for Subcultural Style and Identity for the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. Her book publications include The Men’s Fashion Reader (2009), Fashion in Fiction: Text and Clothing in Literature, Film and Television (2009), Fashion and Art (2012), Queer Style (2013) and Fashion in Popular Culture. Literature, Media and Contemporary Studies (2013). She is the co-editor of The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture with Toni Johnson-Woods.
Fung Chan was born in China and has a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in photography) from the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. His portfolio includes glamour fashion and street photography. His final project of young post-’80s political leaders demonstrates his political and social capability and creativity. He speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.