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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; Creative Writing; Film Studies; Ethnic Studies; Diaspora Writing in English; East-West Comparative Studies; Literary Theory; and Psychoanalysis

Teaching area(s):

Chinese-Western comparative studies; Critical theory; Gender theory; Cultural studies; Critical theory; Literary criticism (ENG3850); Asian American studies; English Diaspora literature; 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):

1.    Lo, K.C. 2017. “Hate-Loving Nation-State: Theorizing Asian Nationalist Affects.” Precarious Belongings: Affect and Nationalism in Asia, eds., Wang Chih-ming, and Daniel P.S. Goh, London & New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 19-38.
2.    Lo, K.C. 2016. “Buddha Found and Lost in the Chinese Nation of ‘Diversity in Unity’: Pema Tseden's Films as a Buddhist Mode of Reflexivity.” Special issue on “the Tibetan Cinema of Pema Tseden.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 10.2 (2016): 150-165.
3.    Lo, K.C. 2015. “Hong Kong Cinema as Ethnic Borderland.” In A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema, eds., Cheung Esther M.K., Gina Marchetti, and Esther C.M. Yau. Malden, M.A.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 71-88.
4.    Lo, K.C. ed., 2014.《再見亞洲:全球化時代的解構與重建》 (Re-Sighting Asia: Deconstruction and Reinvention in the Global Era). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press.
5.    Lo, K.C. 2010. Excess and Masculinity in Asian Cultural Productions, Albany: the State University of New York Press, 2010.

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