Gaoheng Zhang is assistant professor of Italian studies at the University of British Columbia. His publications, teaching, public talks and exhibitions have focused on Italy’s global networks through travel, migration and colonialism during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. He specializes in contemporary Chinese immigration to Italy and Italian-Chinese relations as they are conveyed in print and digital media, television and cinema, and fiction and non-fiction writings. Currently he is under contract to revise a book manuscript titled Migration and the Media: Debating Chinese Migration to Italy, 1992–2012. He has also begun research on a new book project, tentatively titled Mobilities and Communications: Interpreting between Italy and China.