Yen-Hsiu Chen 陳衍秀

Université de Paris

École doctorale, Sciences des Sociétés, Ph.D.

Years of Affiliation: RIHSS Postdoctoral Fellow from 2021-2022

Research Area: history of sexuality, bisexuality, non-binary sexualities and gender identities, French queer history and culture

Yen-Hsiu Chen received her Ph.D. in History and Civilizations from the University of Paris, France. She holds an M.A. degree in Cultural Studies and a B.A. degree in English from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. She was a full-time lecturer at English Language Center, Vanung University and an English/French to Chinese freelance translator. She was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan to pursue her doctoral degree in France. Her doctoral dissertation entitled “From obscurity to resistance: bisexual identity and socio-cultural mutations (Paris, Taipei, from the 1970s to the present day)” explores the emergence, representation and evolution of bisexual identities in France and Taiwan from a historical point of view.