Professor Joanne Tompkins
MA Waterloo, PhD York (Canada)
Head of School & Professor in Drama
Phone: (+61 7) 3365 2593
Joanne Tompkins is EMSAH Head of School and Professor in Drama.
Research and Teaching Focus
Research interests include spatial theories and virtual reality; post-colonial, intercultural, and multicultural drama, literature, and theory; performance theories; and feminist performance.
Current research includes 3D visualisation and modelling of theatre spaces; space in Australian and Canadian theatre; database of Australian performance; and multicultural theories and drama, and intercultural performance.
Drama and spatial theory.
Refereed Journal Articles
- Spatial theory and virtual reality.
- Post-colonial, multicultural, and intercultural drama and theory.
- Australian drama and literature and Canadian drama.
- Post-colonial Drama: Theory, Practice, Politics, Routledge, 1996 (with Helen Gilbert).
- Women's Intercultural Performance, Routledge, 2000 (with Julie Holledge).
- Space and the Geographics of Theatre. Special issue of Modern Drama, 2004.
- Theatre and the Canadian Imaginary. Special issue of Australasian Drama Studies, 1996.
- Modern Drama: Defining the Field, University of Toronto Press, 2003.
- Modern Drama 1999-2005
- Performing Women / Performing Feminisms: Interviews with International Women Playwrights.