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Prof. LO Kwai Cheung | 羅貴祥教授

Professor, Director of Creative and Professional Writing Programme

Office: RRS 630

Tel: 3411 5984

Email: kwaiclo@hkbu.edu.hk

Prof. Lo received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Stanford University and has taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology before joining HKBU in 1998. His research interests are Cultural Studies, Creative Writing, Film Studies, Ethnic Studies, Diaspora Writing in English, East-West Comparative Studies, Literary Theory, and Psychoanalysis. His latest books include 《有時沒口哨:故事共生集》(Sporadic Whistles: Symbiotic Narratives), 《記憶暫時收藏:羅貴祥詩集》(Memories Temporarily Stored: Collected Poems of Lo Kwai Cheung), and Excess and Masculinity in Asian Cultural Productions. 

Teaching Areas: Asia Discourses, Cultural Difference and Creative Writing, Creativity: Theory and Practice; Science Fiction, Film and Culture; New Media Cultures; Advanced Humanities Seminar; Writing Seminar: Workshop in Creative Writing; Postcolonialism; Asian American Literature and Film; Gender Studies; The Making of the Contemporary World

2012-2014 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Rethinking Asianism As Alternatives: Film, Cultural Production, and Non-State Agency” (General Research Fund, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 286,061

 

2009-2012 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Other Chinese(s): Investigating Ethnic Minority Film of China” (General Research Fund, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 483,640

 

2008-2009 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “The Cultural ‘Unity’ of East Asia” (Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University). HK$ 49,500

 

2005-2007 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Asian Masculinities and a Query into Universality” (Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 278,400

 

2005-2006 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Multi-Racial HongKongese” (Book Project commissioned by Hong Kong SAR Government). HK$ 75,000

 

2004-2005 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Chinese Popular Culture in an Inter-Asian Context” (Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University). HK$ 49,500

 

2002-2004 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Transnational Reconstruction of Chineseness in Film and Literature” (Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 194,480 

2015 Lo, Kwai-Cheung. 有時沒口哨:故事共生集 (Sporadic Whistles: Symbiotic Narratives). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Literature Press. 360p.


2015 Lo, Kwai-Cheung. “Hong Kong Cinema as Ethnic Borderland.” A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema. Eds. Esther M.K. Cheung, Gina Marchetti, and Esther C.M. Yau. Malden, M.A.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 71-88.


2015 Lo, Kwai-Cheung. “(Un)Folding Hollywood and New Chinese Subjectivity through PRC’s Minority Nationality Films in the 1950s and 1960s.” American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural Flows. Eds. Lisa Funnell and Man-Fung Yip. London & New York: Routledge. 71-85.


2014 Lo, Kwai-Cheung. Editor. 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. 206p.


2014, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Rethinking Asianism and Method.” Special issue on “Looking After Europe.” European Journal of Cultural Studies 17.1 (2014): 31-43. 


2014, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Erasing China in Japan’s ‘Hong Kong Films’.” Oxford Handbook of Japanese Cinema. Ed. Daisuke Miyao. New York: Oxford University Press. 209-225.


2013, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Reconfiguring the Chinese Diaspora through the Eyes of Ethnic Minorities.” Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China: Community and Cultural Production. Eds. Julia Kuehn, Kam Louie & David Pomfret. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. 170-186.


2013, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “The Idea of Asia(nism) and Trans-Asian Productions.” The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas. Eds. Carlos Rojas and Eileen Chow. New York: Oxford University Press. 548-565.


2013, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “中國少數民族的認識論--「邊緣」的視角” (Epistemology of China’s Ethnic Minorities: Perspective from the Margin). 邊城對話:香港˙中國˙邊緣˙邊界(City on the Edge: Hong Kong, China, Boundaries & Borderland). Ed. Pang Laikwan. Hong Kong: the Chinese University Press. 13-33.


2012, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Manipulating Historical Tensions in East Asian Popular Culture.” Popular Culture and the State in East and Southeast Asia. Eds. Nissim Otmazgin and Eyal Ben Ari. Oxon & New York: Routledge. 177-190. 

 

2012, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. 記憶暫時收藏:羅貴祥詩集(Memories Temporarily Stored: Collected Poems of Lo Kwai Cheung). Hong Kong: Twilit. 141p. 


2012, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Ghostly Presence of the Hong Kong Subject in Rey Chow’s Postcolonial Critique.” Trans-Humanities [an academic journal published by Ewha Woman’s University at Seoul] 5.1 (February 2012): 27-48. 


2011, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Sinicizing Žižek? The Ideology of Inherent Self-Negation in Contemporary China.” Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 19.3 (Winter 2011): 739-761. 


2010, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Liu Yichang and the Temporalities of Capitalist Modernity.” Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese 10.1 (2010): 162-176.


The Chinese version “劉以鬯與資本主義的時間性” was collected in Leung Ping-kwan, Tam Kwok-kan, Wong King-fai and Wong Shuk-han, ed.《劉以鬯與香港現代主義》 (Liu Yichang and Hong Kong Modernism). Hong Kong: Open University of Hong Kong Press, 2010. 61-76.


2010, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. Excess and Masculinity in Asian Cultural Productions. Albany: the State University of New York Press. 243p.


2009, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Two Moments of Ethnic Representation in Tian Zhuangzhuang’s Minority Films.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas. 3.3 (2009): 231-247. 


2009, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “The Web Marriage Game, the Gendered Self, and Chinese Modernity.” Cultural Studies 23.3 (May 2009): 381-403.


2009, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Japanese Manga, Hong Kong Films and the ‘Unity’ of Asia.” Asia Japan Journal 4 (March 2009): 67-77.


2008, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. 他地在地----訪尋文學的評論 (The Foreign and the Local: Literary Criticism). Hong Kong: Cosmos Books Ltd. 297p.


2008, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Invisible Neighbors: Racial Minorities and the Hong Kong Chinese Community.” Critical Zone 3: A Forum of Chinese and Western Knowledge. Ed. Douglas Kerr, Q S Tong and Wang Shouren. Hong Kong and Nanjing: Hong Kong University Press and Nanjing University Press, 2008. 59-74. 


The Chinese version “目無鄰人:少數族裔與香港的華人社會” was published in《今天》Today Literary Magazine 77 (Summer 2007): 51-68. Special issue on “香港十年專輯”.


2007, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “A Border Line Case: Ethnic Politics and Gangster Films in Post-1997 Hong Kong.” Postcolonial Studies.10.4 (December 2007): 431-446. 


2006, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. 香港․多一點顏色 (Colors of Hong Kong: Racial Minorities in the Local Community). Hong Kong: Home Affairs Bureau. 115p.


2005, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. Chinese Face/Off: the Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 282p.


2005, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. Co-editor. 雜嘜時代:文化身份、性別、日常生活實踐與香港電影1970s (Age of Hybridity: Cultural Identity, Gender, Everyday Life and Hong Kong Cinema of the 1970s). Hong Kong: Oxford University Press. 220p.


2005, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “The Antinomy of the Empirical and the Intelligible: Everydayness and Localism of Hong Kong Modern Poetry of the 1970s” (in Chinese). Collected Essays on Modern Poetry in Chinese (現代漢詩論集). Eds. Chan Ping-leung, Leung Ping-kwan and Chan Chi-tat. Hong Kong: Center for Humanities Research, Lingnan University. 2005. 182-192.


2006, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Knocking Off Nationalism in Hong Kong Cinema: Woman and the Chinese ‘Thing’ in Tsui Hark’s Films.” Camera Obscura 63, Volume 21, Number 3 (2006): 36-61. 


2005, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “There Is No Such Thing as Asia: Racial Particularities in the ‘Asian’ Films of Hong Kong and Japan.” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture. 17.1 (Spring 2005): 133-158.


The Chinese version “沒有亞洲這東西:港日「亞洲」電影的種族特殊性” was published in《中外文學》Chung Wai Literary Monthly 34.1 (June 2005): 89-105.


2005, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “The Myth of ‘Chinese’ Literature: Ha Jin and the Globalization of ‘National’ Literary Writing.” Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese 6.2 & 7.1 (2005): 63-78.


2004, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Return To What One Imagines to Be There: Masculinity and Racial Otherness in Haruki Murakami’s Writings about China.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 37.3 (Summer 2004): 258-276.


2004, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Muscles and Subjectivity: A Short History of Masculine Body in Hong Kong Popular Culture.” Stars: the Film Reader. Eds. Lucy Fischer and Marcia Landy. New York: Routledge. 115-126. (reprint)


2001, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Transnationalization of the Local in Hong Kong Cinema.” At Full Speed: Hong Kong Cinema in a Borderless World. Ed. Esther Yau. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 261-276.


2001, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Double Negations: Hong Kong Cultural Identity in Hollywood’s Transnational Representations.” Cultural Studies 15.3/4 (July/October 2001): 464-485.


2000, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. 大眾文化與香港之電器復仇記 (Mass Culture and Hong Kong: The Revenge of Electrical Appliances [Expanded Edition]). Social Studies Series, Hong Kong: Youth Literary Press. 250p.


2000, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Look Who’s Talking: The Politics of Orality in Transitional Hong Kong Mass Culture.” Modern Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies in the Age of Theory: Reimagining a Field. Ed. Rey Chow. Durham: Duke University Press. 181-198.


2000, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. “Reaffirming ‘Chineseness’ in the Translations of Asian American Literature: Maxine Hong Kingston’s Fictions in Taiwan and Mainland China,” Translation Quarterly 18-19 (December 2000): 74-98.


1997, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. 德勒玆 (Gilles Deleuze). Series of Western Literature and Cultural Consciousness, Taipei: The Grand East Book Enterprise Ltd., 1997. 188p.


1997, Lo, Kwa-Cheung. 欲望肚臍眼 (Desiring Belly Button) [selections of short stories and novelle]. Hong Kong: Po Po Workshop, 1997. 203p.

2012-2014 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Rethinking Asianism As Alternatives: Film, Cultural Production, and Non-State Agency” (General Research Fund, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 286,061

 

2009-2012 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Other Chinese(s): Investigating Ethnic Minority Film of China” (General Research Fund, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 483,640

 

2011-2013  Kwai-Cheung Lo, Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator, “Areas of Excellence Proposal: Cultivation of Creativity and Artistic Sensibility in a Cultural City.” Start-up fund from the Research Committee of Hong Kong Baptist University: HK$ 1,000,000

 

2008-2009 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “The Cultural ‘Unity’ of East Asia” (Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University). HK$ 49,500

 

2005-2007 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Asian Masculinities and a Query into Universality” (Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 278,400

 

2005-2006 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Multi-Racial HongKongese” (Book Project commissioned by Hong Kong SAR Government). HK$ 75,000

 

2004-2005 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Chinese Popular Culture in an Inter-Asian Context” (Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University). HK$ 49,500

 

2002-2004 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Transnational Reconstruction of Chineseness in Film and Literature” (Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Hong Kong Research Grant Committee). HK$ 194,480

 

2001-2002 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “Transnational Reconstruction of Chineseness in Film and Literature” (Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University). HK$ 35,000

 

1998-1999 Kwai-Cheung Lo, Principal Investigator, Project Title: “The Cultural Transnationalization of Hong Kong in (Post-) Transitional Period” (Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University). HK$ 46,000