Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof C.J. Wee Wan-ling
Professor, School of Humanities
Journal Articles
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‘Discoursing Asia: The Present and Historical Fracture in the Japan Foundation Asia Center Symposia on Contemporary Asian Art, 1997-2002’. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 25, no. 3 (2023): 306-28. Special issue on ‘Infrastructure as Inter-Asian Method’, ed. Xiao Liu and Shuang Shen.

‘Beyond National Identity: Kuo Pao Kun’s Contemporary Theatre and an Open Culture’. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 21, no. 2, (June 2020): 151-65.

'Historicity and the Contemporary Theatre of Kuo Pao Kun and Krishen Jit'. Southeast Asian Review of English 55, no. 1 (2018): 1-20.

'Body and Communication: The "Ordinary" Art of Tang Da Wu'. Theatre Research International 42, no. 3 (2018): 286-306.

‘East Asian Pop Culture and the Trajectory of Asian Consumption’. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 17, no. 2 (2016): 303-15.

‘The Suppressed in the Modern Urbanscape: Cultural Difference and Film in Singapore’. positions: asia critique 20, no. 4 (2012): 983-1,007.

‘“We Asians”?: Modernity, Visual Art Exhibitions, and East Asia’. boundary 2 37, no. 1 (2010): 91-126.

‘The Indigenized West in Asian Multicultures: Literary-Cultural Production in Malaysia and Singapore’. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 10, no. 2 (2008): 188-206.

‘Staging the Asian Modern: Cultural Fragments, the Singaporean Eunuch, and the Asian Lear’. Critical Inquiry 30, no. 4 (2004): 771-99.
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A Regional Contemporary: Art Exhibitions, Popular Culture, Asia (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, forthcoming).

The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press; and Singapore: NUS [National University of Singapore] Press, 2007).

Culture, Empire, and the Question of Being Modern (Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2003).

Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 21, no. 2 (June 2020), special issue on ‘Kuo Pao Kun: Art, Culture, Capitalism’. Co-edited with Quah Sy Ren.
Book Chapters
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‘East Asian Pop Music and an Incomplete Regional Contemporary’. In Sound Alignments: Popular Music in Asia’s Cold Wars, ed. Michael Bourdaghs, Paola Iovene and Kaley Mason (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021).

‘The Globo-Regional and the Local in Hong Kong Popular Music’. In Made in Hong Kong: Studies in Hong Kong Popular Music, ed. Anthony Fung and Alice Chik (New York: Routledge, 2020).

‘Contemporary Theatre, the Contemporary, and Historicity’. In The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics, ed. Peter Eckersall and Helena Grehan (Abingdon: Routledge, 2019).

'The Singapore Contemporary and Contemporary Art in Singapore'. In Charting Thoughts: Essays on Art in Southeast Asia, ed. Low Sze Wee and Patrick D. Flores (Singapore: National Gallery Singapore, 2017)