Eng-Beng Lim studies transnational Asian, American performance, literary and visual cultures that negotiate the boundaries of postcolonial, intercultural and diasporic stages. Some of his objects include global Anglophone drama, Southeast Asian dance-drama and Asian American performance. 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.
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 in America. He teaches critical and performance theory, queer and intercultural theater, postcolonial and Anglophone drama, 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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