Agata Ewa Wrochna

Educational Background

PhD in Culture Studies (The University of Nottingham)

MA in Media and Culture (Pusan National University)

BA (JHons) in Media and Hispanic Studies (The University of Nottingham)


Dr. Agata Ewa Wrochna is a Lecturer in Communication at Wenzhou-Kean University. She received her PhD degree in Culture Studies from the School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham. She has worked as a tutor and researcher in many international institutions, including several Sino-foreign universities across China. She possesses significant teaching and research experience in the areas of communications, culture and media. Agata is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research interests

Issues in Intercultural Communication; Representations of Femininity in Visual Media; Authenticity and Identity in Celebrity Studies; Fandom and Popular Media.

Publications/scholarly and creative work

Recent Publications:


2018 “Because You Can(‘t) Have It All: Representations of Female Sexuality in South Korean Casa Amor, The Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema, 10 (1), 61-75.


2018 “I Don’t Like Women: Language as the Key to Understanding Gender Power Relations in Incomplete Life.” Crossing Borders in Gender and Culture. Ed. K. Gunesch, O. Lytovka & A. Tryniecka. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 118-131 .Print.


2018 Review of the book Mosaic Space and Mosaic Auteurs: On the Cinema of Alejandro González Iñárritu, Atom Egoyan, Hou Hsiao-hsien and Michael Haneke, by Yun-hua Chen. Film-Philosophy Journal, 22 (3), 501-505.

Recent conferences:



Cross-Cultural Communication Conference (Thailand)

Presentation: “WeChat as Tool of Remote Academic Instruction in a Sino-Foreign University Setting.”



Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference (Singapore)

Presentation: “‘Urbanopia’ and the Experience of Female Sexuality in Bedevilled.”



International Teaching & Learning Conference (China)

Presentation: “Using Music in the Sino-Foreign Classroom to Increase Student Interaction and Discussion Participation.”


COMM2415 Small Group Communication

COMM1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship