Associate Professor Joanne Tompkins’ research interests include spatial theories and virtual reality; post-colonial, intercultural, and multicultural drama, literature, and theory; performance theories; and feminist performance.
Her current research includes 3D visualisation and modelling of theatre spaces; space in Australian and Canadian theatre; database of Australian performance; multicultural theories and drama, and intercultural performance.Spatial theory and virtual reality.
She is the author of articles on:
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.