Selected Articles by Kathleen Waller


"Empowered Writing through Movement in the International English Classroom" (International Council of Teachers of English newsletter, September 2023)

"Read Less but Read Better" (Better Humans, February 2022)

"Multilingualism for Writers" (The Writing Cooperative, May 2022)

"Cultural Differences at the (Permeable) Border: What can a ski resort teach us about Ukraine and Russia?" (Medium,April 2022)

"Joy of the Tome" (A Thousand Lives, March 2022)

"Creativity in Constraint" (The Writing Cooperative, April 2022)

"Learn More from what you Read with a Lexicon" (Better Humans, May 2022)

Articles on Substack, including The City as Text, Maine - one of my elsewheres, The Wind in the Willows: playing adult in the British pastoral, and The Intrinsic Link Between Memory and Novels 

Other Medium articles

Purdue University's Comparative Literature and Culture

"About Cultural Production: A Book Review Article of New Work by Crowther and Grigorian, Baldwin, and Rigaud-Drayton." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 15.4 (2013): <>

"Echoes of Sophocles's Antigone in Auster's Invisible." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 13.1 (2011): <>

"Redefinitions of India and Individuality in Adiga's The White Tiger." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 14.2 (2012): <>

HKU Published Dissertations

Waller, K. C.. (2015). Immigrant imaginaries in the filmic apartment ellipsis : a study of New York and Hong Kong. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from

Waller, K. C.. (2011). Mise-en-abyme in Wayne Wang's New York and Hong Kong films. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from

Conference Papers

KCL-HKU Film Research Video Conference, Hong Kong 2013 (“Filmmakers between New York and Hong Kong: Evans Chan and the Filmic Mapping of Doubled Traumas”)

Network for Migration and Culture: Migration, Memory, Place, Copenhagen 2012 (“Migration Identities in the Filmic Apartment Ellipsis”)

Societas Ethicas: Ethics and Migration, Sibiu, Romania 2012 (“New York Immigrants in the Filmic Apartment Ellipsis”)

China Postgraduate Network Conference, Edinburgh 2012 (“Hong Kong Female Migrants in the Filmic Apartment Ellipsis”)

Asian Cinema Studies Conference, Hong Kong 2012 (same as above)

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