C.J. Wee Wan-ling

Professor C.J. Wee Wan-ling is a Professor of English at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He was a Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore and has held visiting fellowships at – among other institutions – the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, United States and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and the Humanities, Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Professor Wee is the author of Culture, Empire, and the Question of Being Modern (2003) and The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore (2007). He is also a co-editor of the anthology Contesting Performance: Global Sites of Research (2010). Professor Wee is a member of the editorial board of the journal Modern Asian Studies.