Max Xiaobing Tang is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Humanities at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before joining CUHK, Professor Tang taught at four prominent American universities for close to three decades. His main research fields are modern and contemporary Chinese literary and cultural studies. His many publications include Visual Culture in Contemporary China: Paradigms and Shifts (Cambridge University Press, 2015, Chinese version published by Fudan University Press, 2018) and Origins of the Chinese Avant-Garde: The Modern Woodcut Movement (University of California Press, 2008). In 2011, he curated Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints for the University of Michigan Museum of Art. In 2021, Speaking of Love: Contemporary American Love Poems, a collection edited and translated by Professor Tang, was published by the Shanghai Literature & Art Publishing House. Professor Tang took part in the first season of Break Out produced by the Hong Kong Poetry Festival Foundation in 2021, and was the curator of the second season of Break Out in 2021-22. Most recently, he published his translation of Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems by Billy Collins (Shanghai Literature & Art Publishing House, 2023).