Eng-Beng Lim studies transnational Asian, American theatre and queer performance practices that negotiate the boundaries of postcolonial, intercultural and diasporic stages. These have included Singaporean English-language theater, Balinese rituals, and Asian American performance art. He has also written on the role of the arts, or the neoliberal cultural politics of the global university, particularly U.S satellite campuses in Asia and the Middle East.
He is the convenor of www.theprecariousuniversity.com in Spring 2012.
Eng-Beng Lim is Undergraduate Director of Performance Studies, and a faculty affiliate of American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, East Asian Studies, and Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. He teaches theater and performance theory, queer and intercultural theater, and Asian/American performance. He is part of the editorial collective of Social Text, Theatre Research International, and has lectured widely at universities in the U.S., U.K., and Asia. His published work can be found in Theatre Journal, Asian Theatre Journal, Modern Drama, Theatre Survey, TDR, and Social Text.
ENG-BENG LIM, PhD
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Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias
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