Dr. Kam Yip Lo, Lucetta
- Associate Professor
- Tel3411 7860
- Emaillkam at 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, queer migration, ethnography, and queer popular culture in East Asia. She is the author of Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China (2013, Chinese edition: 《上海拉拉：中國都市女同志社群與政治》, 2015). Her current projects are the transnational mobility of queer women from China and Hong Kong and queer Asian popular culture.
Gender and sexuality; Migration and mobility; Love and humanities; Hong Kong studies; Personal and creative writing.
- GRF 2016-18: Principal Investigator, Project title: “Queer Mobility of Chinese Women: An Ethnographic Study”
- Institute of Creativity Project and Research Fund 2015-17: Co-investigator, Project title: “Youth’s Self-imaging of Body and Gender”
- Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan, 2014-19: Co-investigator, Project title: “Practices of Intimacy and Distancing: Adult Daughters and Their Mothers in East Asia”
For full publication list, please go to Full Curriculum Vitae.
(2019) Co-authored with Joseph M. K. Cho and Trevor Y. T. Ma. “Feminist Activism in Hong Kong.” Jieyu Liu and Junko Yamashita (eds) Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies. London and New York: Routledge.
(2019) “Coming Out and Going Abroad: The Chuguo Mobility of Queer Women in China,” Journal of Lesbian Studies, DOI: 10.1080/10894160.2019.1622932
(2018) Co-authored with Joseph M. K. Cho and Lai Yuen Kei. 2000後的香港同志運動圖像：連結、衝突和限制 (“Hong Kong LGBTQI Movement After 2000: Connection, Conflicts and Confines”). In 社會運年代：香港抗爭政治的軌跡 (Era of Social Movement: Trajectory of Politics of Resistance in Hong Kong) edited by Cheng Wai, Edmund. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press.
(2017). “Return, Come Out: Queer Lives in Postcolonial Hong Kong.” Y. W. Chu (ed) Hong Kong Culture and Society in the New Millennium: Hong Kong as Method. Singapore: Springer, p.165-178.
(2017). Co-edited with Joseph M. K. Cho and Francisca Y. K. Lai. Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Hong Kong (《我城我性:香港性/別日常》). Hong Kong: Roundtable.
(2015). “Coming Home, Coming Out: Doing Fieldwork in an Unfamiliar Homeland”. In Elisabeth L. Engebretsen, William F. Schroeder, with Hongwei Bao (eds) Queer/Tongzhi China: Perspectives on Research, Activism and Media Cultures. Denmark: NIAS Press, p.179-191.
(2015). “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, p.77-86.
(2014). “Desiring T, Desiring Self: T-Style Pop Singers and Lesbian Culture in China”. In Heike Bauer and Churnjeet Mahn (eds), a special issue of “Transnational Lesbian Culture” for Journal of Lesbian Studies, 18(3), p.252-265.
(2013). Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 152 pages. Chinese edition (2015). Translated by Karen Liao. Title: 上海拉拉：中國都市女同志社群與政治. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
(2010). “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.
Editor and illustrator (2001). ⽉月亮的騷動──她她的初戀故事:我們的⾃自述 (Lunar Desires: Her First Same-sex Love in Her Own Words). Hong Kong: Cultural Act Up.