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Jacqueline Lo has worked as a lecturer in Postcolonial Literature and Theatre Studies at the Australian National University. In 2001 she was working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research. Her research interests include: postcolonial theory and literature, contemporary Asian literature and theatre, Asian-Australian studies and contemporary performance studies.


  • Author writes in these languages: ENGLISH

Awards for Works

Performance and Cosmopolitics : Cross-Cultural Transactions in Australasia 2007 single work criticism

Performance and Cosmopolitics is a pioneering study of cross-cultural theatre in the Australasian region focuses on theatrical events and practices in avant-garde and mainstream contexts. It explores the cultural and political dimensions of Australia's engagement with Asia and sheds light on international arts marketing and trends in cross-cultural performance training. Includes the following chapters : Anti)Cosmopolitan Encounters; Indigenising Australian Theatre; Asianizing Australian Theatre; Marketing Difference at the Adelaide Festival; Crossing Cultures: Case Studies; Asian Australian Hybrid Praxis; Performance and Asylum: Ethics, Embodiment, Efficacy; Conclusion: Cosmopolitics in the New Millennium (publication blurb).

2008 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Gleebooks Prize for Literary or Cultural Criticism
2008 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Literary Scholarship
2008 winner Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies Rob Jordan Prize
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