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Prof. LO Kwai Cheung

Prof. LO Kwai Cheung

Head and Professor, Department of Humanities and Creative Writing

Phone number3411 5984
ORCID number0000-0003-1996-8401  



B.A. (HKU), M.Phil. (HKU), M.A. (University of Minnesota), Ph.D. (Stanford University)

Research area(s):

Cultural Studies; Environmental Humanities; Creative Writing; Film Studies; Ethnic Studies;
East-West Comparative Studies; Literary Theory; and Psychoanalysis

Teaching area(s):

Critical theory; Cultural studies; Environmental Humanities; Creative Writing

Taught previously at:

Division of Humanities, University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong 
Board of Studies in Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

Selected output(s):

Ethnic Minority Cinema in China’s Nation-State Building. Weatherhead East Asia 
Institute series. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press (forthcoming 2024).

《夜行紀錄:小說集》 (Recording a Journey in the Dark: Collected Stories). 
Taipei: 2046 publishing co., 2023. 237p. 

“Crowd Control and Mobilization with Nature in China-Hong Kong Context.” Cultural Politics 19.3 (2023): 318-332. 

“Nation-States’ Rivalry and Climate Change.” TDR: The Drama Review 67.1 (2023): 110-113. 

“From Manchukuo to Hong Kong: Postcolonizing Asian Colonial Experiences.” In 
Siting Postcoloniality: Critical Perspectives from Sino East Asia. Ed. Pheng Cheah and Caroline S. Hau. Duke University Press, 2022. 109-126. 

“Bodies and Environmental Matters in Maoism and Gandhism.” In the special issue on “Materialism and Materiality in Asia.” International Journal of Asian Studies 20.2 (2023): 323-338. 

“Resistant Narratives at the Edge of the Sovereign State: Pirate Ocean and Farmer Enclave in Hong Kong, 1950s-2010s.” Hong Kong Studies 2.2 (Fall 2019): 107-123.  

“Animals, Ethnic Minorities, Ecological Concerns in Chinese Digital Cinema” and 
“Introduction: Impoverishing the Anthropocene with Chinese Characteristics.” 
Chinese Shock of Anthropocene: the Making of Image, Music and Text in the Age of Climate Change. Ed. Kwai-Cheung Lo and Jessica Yeung. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 1-18; 225-248. 

“De-地.” 《香港關鍵詞:想像新未來》 (Hong Kong Keywords). Ed. Stephen Chu. 
Hong Kong: the Chinese University Press, 2019. 173-183. 

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