Drama; Performance Studies; Film and Visual Culture; Intermediality; Environmental Humanities
ENGE1610 Introduction to Literature
ENGE1800 Drama in Performance I
ENGE5720 Comparative Approaches in Literary Studies
Paula Vogel, University of Michigan Press
Book Chapters & Journal Articles
“A Dramaturgy of Extinction: Sentient Landscapes, Spectral Bodies, and Unthought Worlds in Kris Verdonck’s Conversations (at the end of the world) and SOMETHING (out of nothing),” Contemporary Theatre Review, 32(2) (forthcoming)
“Possessed Ecologies: Cross-cultural Ghosts and Transnational Environments in Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s Snow in Midsummer.” Routledge Companion to Global Literary Adaptation in the Twenty-First Century. (eds.) Elizabeth Ho and Brandon Chua. Routledge (forthcoming)
with Sony Devabhaktuni, “Democracy’s Dislocations: Spaces of Protest and the People of Hong Kong.” Public Culture 34(1) (96), pp. 99–121.
with Sony Devabhaktuni and Susan Sentler, “When Zoom Roomed the World: Performing Network Culture’s Enclosures.” Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 4(2) and Global Performance Studies,
Special Joint Issue on Collaboration. https://gps.psi-web.org/issue-4-2/gps-4-2-6/
“Law of Extraction: Transcultural Environments, Uncanny Subjects, and ‘the unresolved question of pleasure’ in Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.” Journal of Popular Culture 54(4), pp. 811-831.
“Architecture, Infrastructure, and Urban Performance in Hong Kong.” Theatre Journal 72(2), pp. 197-218.
Choreographing the Nonhuman: Cross-Cultural Entanglements and Technologies of Capture in Zuni Icosahedron’s and Zurich University of the Arts’ Z/Z Twin Lab.” International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media. 16(1), pp. 1-16.
“Abject Spaces: Ana Lily Amirpour’s Transcultural Expressionism.” Female Agencies and Subjectivities in Film and Television. Sezen Diğdem et al., eds. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 65-84.
“Endangered Vampires of the Anthropocene: The Ecology of Romance in Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive.” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture. 52(3), pp. 207-228.
“’Take Caroline Away’: Catastrophe, Change, and the Tragic Agency of Nonperformance in Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change.” Journal of American Drama and Theatre 31(2).
“Gestures of Remembrance in Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman’s Indecent.” Modern Drama 61(4), pp. 479-501.
“Animating Extinction, Performing Endurance: Feathers, Angels, and Indigenous Eco-Activism.” Theatre Topics 28(2), pp. 113-123.
“Paula Vogel.” Modern American Drama: Playwriting in the 1990s. Voices, Documents, New Interpretations. Cheryl Black and Sharon Friedman, eds. Bloomsbury, pp.121-147.
“The Zenne: Male Belly Dancing and Queer Modernity in Contemporary Turkey.” Theatre Research International 42(1), pp. 20-36.
“Adapting Queerness, Queering Adaptation: Fun Home on Broadway.” Adaptation, Awards and the Value of Prestige. Colleen Kennedy-Karpat and Eric Sandberg, eds. Adaptation and Visual Cultures Series. Palgrave Macmillan, pp.75-94.
“Fantasies of Exposure: Belly Dancing, the Veil, and the Drag of History.” Journal of Popular Culture 49(1), pp. 29-56. (Reprinted 2017, 2018, 2020 in Gender, Race and Class in Media: A
Critical Reader. Dines, G. et al. eds. Sage Publications.)
“Racing Toward History: Utopia and Progress in John Guare’s Free Man of Color.” Modern Drama 58(4), pp. 413-36.
“Paula Vogel.” Methuen Guide to Contemporary American Playwrights. Christopher Innes et al., eds. Bloomsbury, pp. 372-90.
“In Search of a Different History: The Remains of Burlesque in Montreal.” Canadian Theatre Review 158, pp. 7-12.
“The Comic Bodies and Obscene Voices of 20th-Century Burlesque.” Women and Comedy: History, Theory, Practice. Peter Dickinson et al. eds. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, pp.97-110.
“Memory’s Dramas, Modernity’s Ghosts: Thornton Wilder, Japanese Theater, and Paula Vogel’s The Long Christmas Ride Home.” Comparative Drama 46(2), pp. 209-235.
“Popular Bodies, Canonical Voices: Paula Vogel’s Hot ‘n’ Throbbing as Performative Burlesque.” Modern Drama 52(4), pp. 469-489.
“Abject Origins: Uncanny Strangers and Figures of Fetishism in Larissa Lai’s Salt Fish Girl.” West Coast Line 38(2), pp. 121-133.
“Joan Crate.” Twenty-First Century Canadian Writers: Dictionary of Literary Biography. Christian Riegel, ed. Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, pp.74-77.
Member of the international advisory board for the open-source journal, Performance Matters.
Research Grants and Awards
General Research Fund, Research Grants Committee, Hong Kong
Canadian Association for Theatre Research Award for Research in Francophone Theatre and Performance
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Small Institutions Research Grant