Associate Professor

lowailuk@hkbu.edu.hk
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Education: 
Ph. D. Theatre Studies, City University of New York

Area of Interests: 
History of Chinese Cinema / Aesthetics of Chinese films / Theatre Aesthetics / Hong Kong Performance Studies

Major Highlights: 
2016 Outstanding Service to Dance for the book In Search of Hong Kong Dance, Dance Award 2016, Hong Kong Dance Alliance
Lo Wai Luk, ed. (2016), Anthology of Hong Kong Literature (1919 – 1949): Drama. Hong Kong: Commercial Press.
2015 Lo Wai Luk (March 2015), “The Cultural Politics of 20th Century Hong Kong Drama – Discussion on Several Phenomena,” in Chen and others ed. Hong Kong: Metropolitan Imagination and Cultural Memory, Beijing: Beijing University Press, 293 – 306.
〈20世紀香港戲劇的文化政治 - 幾個現象概述〉,陳平原等編《香港:都市想象與文化記憶》(北京:北京大學出版) ,頁293 - 306。
2014 Lo Wai Luk (Nov 2014) , ”Between Hong Kong and China – Several Phenomena in the Cultural History of Hong Kong Cantonese Cinema,” in Eva Man ed. Cantonese Culture of Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Commercial Press), 100 – 119.
 〈在香港和中國之間 - 香港粵語電影文化史上的幾個現象〉,文潔華編《香港嘅廣東文化》(香港:商務印書館) ,頁100 - 119。
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Education

Ph. D. Theatre Studies, City University of New York

Positions Held

2005- Associate Professor School of Communication, HKBU
1997-2005 Assistant Professor School of Communication, HKBU
1996-97 Visiting Lecturer Division of Humanity, HKUST
1995-96 Visiting Lecturer School of Design, HK Polytechnic University
1994-96 Part-time Lecturer Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Hong Kong Baptist University
School of Continuing Education, HKCU
Hong Kong Arts Centre
1994-2003 Guest Director Chung Ying Theatre Company
Southern China Film Workers Union
Hong Kong Film and Television Theatrical Association
Horizonte Theatre Company
Shatin Theatre Company
1991-92 Lecturer Department of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist College

Selected Publications or Creative Works

Academic Books

Lo Wai Luk, ed. (2016), Anthology of Hong Kong Literature (1919 – 1949): Drama. Hong Kong: Commercial Press
Lo Wai Luk (2015) In Search of Hong Kong Dance,sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: International Association of Theatre Critics (HK).
Lo Wai Luk (2012) Perspectives on Contemporary Hong Kong Theatre, sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: International Association of Theatre Critics (HK).
Lo Wai Luk (2011) Collected Drama Criticism: Twenty Years. Hong Kong: International Association of Theatre Critics (HK).
Lo WaiLuk (2010) Dance Words: Criticism, Aesthetic Discourse, and Creative Writings, sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: International of Theatre Critics.
Lo Wai Luk, ed. (2007) Anthology of Hong Kong Drama Criticisms (1960 – 1999), sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: International Association of Theatre Criticism (HK).
Lo Wai Luk, co-ed. (2007) Listing of Hong Kong Drama Critisism (1960 – 1999), sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: International Association of Theatre Critic (HK).
Lo Wai Luk ed. (2007) Hong Kong Theatre Journal Vol 7, Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Lo Wai Luk (2007) Taste of Drama – Dramaturgical Remarks of Performances of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Company. Hong Kong: International Association of Theatre Critics (HK).

Selected Creative Writings and other Books

Lo Wai Luk (2010), Perhaps it is Connected by Randomness (poetry collection). Hong Kong: Creative Book Shop.
Lo Wai Luk (2008), Collected Plays of Wai Luk Lo, sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: International Association of Theatre Critics (HK).
Lo Wai Luk (2005), Remarks on Creative Writings. Hong Kong: Creative Book Shop.
Lo Wai Luk (2002), Searched, Others (prose collection). Hong Kong: Creative.
Lo Wai Luk(1999)。New York Note Book, sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: Sunflower Workshop
Lo Wai Luk (1997)。In Search of Myself (poetry), sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Hong Kong: SuYeh Publishing.

Selected Journal articles, book chapters (2009 – 2016)

Lo Wai Luk, ed. (2016), “Introduction,” Anthology of Hong Kong Literature (1919 – 1949): Drama (Hong Kong: Commercial Press), 43 – 74.
Lo Wai Luk (March 2015), “The Cultural Politics of 20th Century Hong Kong Drama – Discussion on Several Phenomena,” in Chen and others ed. Hong Kong: Metropolitan Imagination and Cultural Memory, Beijing: Beijing University Press, 293 – 306.
〈20世紀香港戲劇的文化政治 - 幾個現象概述〉,陳平原等編《香港:都市想象與文化記憶》(北京:北京大學出版) ,頁293 - 306。
Lo Wai Luk (Dec 2014), “The Tragic Awakening of the Chinese Cinema in the New Era (1979b – 1989), Journal of Guizhou University, Vol 28, No 6, 39 -55.
 〈新時期中國電影的悲劇覺醒〉,《貴州大學學報藝術版》第二十八卷第六期,頁39 - 55。
Lo Wai Luk (Nov 2014) , ”Between Hong Kong and China – Several Phenomena in the Cultural History of Hong Kong Cantonese Cinema,” in Eva Man ed. Cantonese Culture of Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Commercial Press), 100 – 119.
 〈在香港和中國之間 - 香港粵語電影文化史上的幾個現象〉,文潔華編《香港嘅廣東文化》(香港:商務印書館) ,頁100 - 119。
Lo Wai Luk (Sept 2014), “Eternal Innocence – Children Star Culture of Early Chinese Cinema and the Screen Image of Lai Heng,” (Hong Kong: Creative Book),
〈永遠的純粹童真 -從早期中國電影的童星文化看黎鏗的銀幕形像〉,費明儀等編《著名童星、朗朗藝術家黎鏗》(香港:創造書店) ,頁41 - 53。
Lo Wai Luk (Aug 2014), “The Cultural Imagination of Hong Kong Cantonese Martial Arts Films of 1950s – 60s,” in Eva Man ed., The Politics of Cantonese : The Differences and Multiplicity of Hong Kong Cantonese (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press), 65 – 79.
〈五六十年代香港粵語功夫片的文化想像〉,文潔華編《粵語的政治:香港粵語的異質與多元》(香港:中文大學出版社) ,頁65 - 79。
Lo Wai Luk (July 2014). “The Dynamics of Frame: Framing and Reframing in Wong Kar-wai’s Films”Avanca∣Cinema 2014, Portugal, 1465 – 1472.
Lo Wai Luk (March 2014), “The Acting and Screen Image of Hong Seng Nui,” Film Art, Vol 335, 2014 No 2 (Beijing: Association of Chinese Film Artists), 140 – 146.
〈紅線女的表演藝術與銀幕形象〉,《電影藝術》2014年第二期,總355期(北京:中國電影家協會) ,頁140 - 146。
Lo Wai Luk (Dec 2013), “Handsome Scholar and Blant Young Man: The Two Faces of Yam Kim Fa,” Siu Han Wong, ed., One Hundred Years of Haunting Beauty: International Conference on Yam Kim Fai (Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Press), 293 – 305.
〈風流才子與憨直少年:任劍輝的兩張臉〉,黃兆漢編《驚艷一百年 - 二O一三紀念任劍輝女士百年誕辰粵劇藝術國際研討會論文集》(香港:中華書局),頁293 - 305。
Lo Wai Luk (July 2013). “Embodied Chineseness: A Study of Bruce Lee’s Screen Image and Body Character” Avanca∣Cinema 2013, Portugal, 147 – 154.
Lo Wai Luk (Dec 2012), “Hong Kong Drama: Cultural Politics and Aesthetic Nature,” in 35th Anniversary of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre(Hong Kong: Hong Kong Repertory Theatre), 65- 73.
〈香港戲劇:文化政治與美學特質〉,潘璧雲編《香港話劇團35周年戲劇研討會 -「戲劇創作與本土文化」討論實錄及論文集》(香港:香港話劇團),頁65 - 73。
Lo Wai Luk (Dec 2011), “The Cultural Politics and Aesthetic Practices of Contemporary Hong Kong Dram: on Several Post-modern Paradigms,” Journal of Modern Chinese Literature, Vol 20, 35 – 56.
〈當代香港戲劇藝術的文化政治與美學實踐 – 兼談幾個本土後現代主義範式〉,《中國現代文學》半年刊,第二十期,頁35 - 56。
Lo Wai Luk (Nov 2011), “Shadow Play and Non-Shadow Play – The Evolution of Film Language in Early Chinese Cinema,” in Chinese Cinema: Tracing the Origins (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Film Archive), 206 – 220.
〈「影戲」與「非影戲」 - 早期中國電影的電影語言演進〉,《中國電影溯源》,香港:香港電影資料館,頁206 -220。
Lo, Wai Luk (Sept 2011). “Traditional Chinese Aesthetics and Contemporary Chinese Films—Applying the idea of Qi-yun to understand the temporal structure of selected films of Hou Hsiao-hsien,” East Asian Cinema and Cultural Heritage: From China, Hong Kong, Taiwan to Japan and South Korea. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan,81 - 100.
Lo Wai Luk (March 2011), “The Aura of Time: On the Artistic Construction of the Central Union Film Company,” in The Memories of Tim: Central Union Film Company (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Film Archive).
〈時代的氣韻:說「中聯」的藝術構成〉,《我為人人:中聯的時代記憶》,香港:香港電影資料館。
Lo Wai Luk (March 2011), “From Lu Dun’s Art Practice to Hong Kong Leftist Cinema,” The Task of Art and Culture: Exploration of the New Union Film Company (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Film Archive).
〈從盧敦的藝術實踐看香港左派電影〉,《文藝任務:新聯求索》,香港:香港電影資料館。
Lo Wai Luk(Sept 2010), “From Minimalism to Narrativism : On the Spatial Exploration of Tang Shu Wing,” Journal of Art and Culture, 2010 no 2 (Hangzhou: Zhejiang Institute of Arts and Culture.
〈從簡約主義到敘事主義 -- 論鄧樹榮的劇場空間探索〉,《文化藝術研究》2010年第二期,杭州:浙江省文化藝術研究院。
Lo, Wai-luk (2009). “Three Paradigms in Hong Kong Drama in the 1970s: Hybridity in Styles,”Yiu-wai Chu and Eva Kit-wah Man eds., Contemporary Asian Modernities: Transnationality, Interculturality, and Hybridity, (Bern: Peter Lang), 271 – 286.

Major Public and Professional Service

2014 – Committee Member Hong Kong Arts Development Council
2013 – Drama Editor Hong Kong Literature Series (1919 – 1949)
2012 – Member Sub-committee on Funding for the Performing Arts (FPA), Home Affairs Bureau, Hong Kong Government
Expert Advisers Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (ACDFS), Home Affairs Bureau, Hong Kong Government
Sept 2012 – Aug 2015 Academic Assessor Centennial College, HKU
2012 – Dance and Multi Media Committee Member Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong Government
2007 – 2012 Drama Committee Member Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong Government
Aug 2002 – Dec 2004 Consultant Hong Kong Arts Development Council
2002 – Subject Specialist Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation
2001 – Oct 2013 Broad member International Association of Theatre Critics
2001 – 2005 Honorary Advisor Media Arts, Arts School, Hong Kong Arts Centre
1998 - Co-editor Hong Kong Play Series, International Association of Theatre Critics
External Assessor Research Grants Council, Hong Kong Government
1997 – 2002 Instructor Creative Writing Workshop, General Education Department, HKU
1996 – 2000 Co-op member Drama Committee, Hong Kong Arts Development Council
1996 – 1997 Artistic consultant Theatrical Affairs, Urban Council
1998 – 2000 Committee member The Second Chinese Drama Festival and Symposium, Hong Kong
1995 – 1998 Adjudicator Hong Kong Independent Film and Video Awards, Hong Kong Arts Centre and Urban Council
1996 – 1998 Adjudicator Drama Criticism Competition, Urban Council
1995 – 1997 Adjudicator Drama Festival, Urban Council

Professional Association

Life member International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong)
Life member Hong Kong Shakespeare Society.
Arts Dept. South China Film Workers’ Union (2000 – present)
Artistic Consultant Hong Kong Film and Television Theatrical Association (1996 – 2001)
Co-instructor post-graduate diploma in East/West Theatre Studies, SPACE, Hong Kong University (1996 – present)

Awards and Honours

Outstanding Service to Dance for the book In Search of Hong Kong Dance, Dance Award 2016, Hong Kong Dance Alliance.
Award for Outstanding Performance in Service 2010/2011, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Award Recipient of Secretary of Home Affairs’ Commendation(民政事務局長嘉許) 2010.
Two poems were selected into the anthology Selection of Hong Kong Poems 1950 – 2000, Hong Kong: Hong Kong Public Library, 2001.
1997, Best Ten Lecturers, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.