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Dr. KAM Yip Lo, Lucetta | 金曄路博士

Assistant Professor

Office: 12/F Shek Mun Campus

Tel: 3411 3139

Email: lkam@hkbu.edu.hk

Dr. Kam received her M.Phil and Ph. D in Gender Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include gender and sexuality in Chinese societies, emerging forms of intimacy in contemporary China, Tongzhi communities and activism and Hong Kong studies. She just published a new book Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China (2013). Some of her recent publications include “Return, Come Out” (回歸‧出櫃) in Journal of Local Discourse 2012 (本土論述2012), “A Smile on the Surface: Family Politics of Lala Women in Shanghai” in Querying Marriage-Family Continuum (置疑婚姻家庭連續體, 2011), “Opening Up Marriage: Married Lalas in Shanghai” in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Gender and Sexuality in Mainland China and Hong Kong (2010) and “Recognition through Mis-recognition: Masculine Women in Hong Kong” in AsiaPacifiQueer: Rethinking Gender and Sexuality in the Asia-Pacific (2008).

Teaching Areas: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Sex and Gender in the Media Creative Writing in Practice Hong Kong Studies A History of Personal Writings

2005-2011, Kam, Lucetta, “Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China”, a doctoral research and a published single-authored book.

 

2001-2003, Kam, Lucetta, “Negotiating Gender: Masculine Women in Hong Kong”, a MPhil research.

2015 (forthcoming), Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. “Coming Home, Coming Out: Doing Fieldwork in an Unfamiliar Homeland”. In Hongwei Bao and Elisabeth L. Engebretsen (ed.) Queer/Tongzhi China: Perspectives on Political Activism and Academic Theory in the People’s Republic. Denmark: NIAS Press.

 

2014 (forthcoming), Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. “The Demand for a Normal Life: Marriage and Its Discontents in Contemporary China”. In Mark McLelland and Vera Mackie (eds) Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia. London and New York: Routledge.

 

2014 (forthcoming), Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. “Desiring T, Desiring Self: ‘T-Style’ Pop Singers and Lesbian Culture in China”. Heike Bauer and Churnjeet Mahn (eds) “Transnational Lesbian Cultures”, a special issue of Journal of Lesbian Studies.

 

2013,  Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. (*A finalist of LGBT Studies category, Lambda Literary Awards 2014)

 

2011, Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. 表面的微笑:上海拉拉的家庭政治 (“A Smile on the Surface: Family Politics of Lala Women in Shanghai”). In Liu Jen-peng and Ding Naifei (ed.) Querying Marriage-Family Continuum" (置疑婚姻家庭連續體). Taipei: Shenlou. 

 

2010, Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. “Opening Up Marriage: Married Lalas in Shanghai”. Yau Ching (ed.) As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Gender and Sexuality in Mainland China and Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 

 

2008, Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. “Recognition through Mis-recognition: Masculine Women in Hong Kong”. Fran Martin, Peter Jackson et al. (ed.) AsiaPacifiQueer: Rethinking Gender and Sexuality in the Asia-Pacific, Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 

 

2006. “Noras on the Road: Family and Marriage of Lesbian Women in Shanghai”. Saori Kamano and Diana Khor (eds.) “Lesbians” in East Asia: Diversity, Identities, and Resistance. New York: Harrington Park Press. (Also published in Saori Kamano and Diana Khor (eds.). “’Lesbians’ in East Asia: Diversity, Identities, and Resistance”. Journal of Lesbian Studies, Vol. 10, Nos. 3/4, 2006.) 


2001, Kam, Y. L. Lucetta. Editor and illustrator, 月亮的騷動──她她的初戀故事:我們的自述 (Lunar Desires: Her First Same-sex Love in Her Own Words ). Hong Kong: Cultural Act Up.