publications

Books

  1. Tania Lewis, Fran Martin and Wanning Sun, Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016).

Edited collections

  1. Tania Lewis (ed). Green Asia: Culture and Sustainability in the Asian century (forthcoming).
  2. Fran Martin and Tania Lewis (eds.). Lifestyle Media in Asia: Consumption, Aspiration and Identity (forthcoming).

Refereed journal articles

  1. Tania Lewis and Wokar Rigumi. ‘Adventures in love, risk and romance: navigating gendered and aspirational identities on Indian dating and wedding shows’, European Journal of Cultural Studies, forthcoming 2016.
  2. Fran Martin. ‘‘From Sparrow to Phoenix’: Imagining Gender Transformation Through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV,” forthcoming in positions: asia critique 24.2 (2016).
  3. Wanning Sun. ‘From Poisonous Weeds to Endangered Species: Shenghuo TV, Media Ecology and Stability Maintenance’, Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 2015, 15(2), 17-37.
  4. Wanning Sun. ‘Cultivating self-health subjects: Yangsheng and biocitizenship in urban China’, Citizenship Studies 2015, 19(3-4), 285-298.
  5. Ti Wei and Fran Martin: “Pedagogies of Food and Ethical Personhood: TV Cooking Shows in Post-war Taiwan,” The Asian Journal of Communication 2015. Online first March 9: DOI 10.1080/01292986.2015.1007333.
  6. Wanning Sun. ‘Regimes of healthy living: The reality of ageing in urban China and the cultivation of new normative subjects’, Journal of Consumer Culture 2014, Online First. doi: 10.1177/1469540514553714
  7. Fran Martin. ‘‘A Tangle of People Messing Around Together’: Taiwanese Variety Television and the Mediation of Women’s Affective Labour’, Cultural Studies 27.2, special issue on “Women, Modernity and the Media in the Asia-Pacific” co-edited by Catherine Driscoll and Meaghan Morris (March 2013): 207-224. Issue republished in full as a book, Gender, Media & Modernity in the Asia-Pacific, Routledge, London and New York, 2014.
  8. Fran Martin, Tania Lewis and John Sinclair. ‘Lifestyle media and social transformation in Asia’, Media International Australia 2013, 147, 51-61.
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  9. Wanning Sun. ‘Scaling lifestyle in China: The emergence of local television cultures and the cultural economy of place-making’, Media International Australia incorporating Culture & Policy 2013, 147(1), 62-72.
  10. Tania Lewis, Fran Martin and Wanning Sun, ‘Lifestyling Asia? Shaping modernity and selfhood on life advice programming’, International Journal of Cultural Studies 2012, 15 (6), 537-566.
  11. Tania Lewis. ‘“There grows the neighbourhood”: Green citizenship, creativity and life politics on eco-TV’, International Journal of Cultural Studies 2012, 15(3), 315-326.
  12. Tania Lewis. ‘Making over culture? lifestyle television and contemporary pedagogies of selfhood in Singapore’, Communication, Politics & Culture 2011, 44(1), 21-32. PDF full text [0.28MB]
  13. Tania Lewis & Fran Martin. ‘Learning modernity: lifestyle advice television in Australia, Taiwan and Singapore’, Asian Journal of Communication 2010, 20(3), 318-336. PDF full text [0.32MB]
  14. Tania Lewis. ‘Branding, celebritization and the lifestyle expert’, Cultural Studies 2010, 24(4), 580-598.

Chapters in books

  1. Tania Lewis. ‘Dishing up diversity? Class, aspirationalism and Indian food television’, in Fran Martin and Tania Lewis (eds.), Lifestyle Media in Asia: Consumption, Aspiration and Identity (Routledge, London: forthcoming 2016).
  2. Tania Lewis. ‘Spirited Publics? Post-secularism, spiritualism and civility on Indian television’, in David Marshall, Sharyn McDonald, Glenn D’Cruz, and Katja Lee (eds.), Contemporary Publics (Palgrave MacMillan, London: forthcoming 2016).
  3. Fran Martin and Tania Lewis. ‘Lifestyle Media in Asia: Consumption, Aspiration and Identity’, in Fran Martin and Tania Lewis (eds.), Lifestyle Media in Asia: Consumption, Aspiration and Identity. Under contract with Routledge (forthcoming 2016).
  4. Fran Martin. ‘Differential (im)mobilities: Imaginative transnationalism in Taiwanese women’s travel TV’, in Fran Martin and Tania Lewis (eds.), Lifestyle Media in Asia: Consumption, Aspiration and Identity. Under contract with Routledge (forthcoming 2016).
  5. Wanning Sun. ‘Mediatization of Yangsheng: The Political and Cultural Economy of Health Education through Media in China’, in Fran Martin and Tania Lewis (eds.), Lifestyle Media in Asia: Consumption, Aspiration and Identity (Routledge, London: forthcoming 2016).
  6. Wanning Sun. ‘The Greying of Greenspeak? Environmental Issues, Media Discourses and Consumer Practices in China’, in Tania Lewis (ed.), Green Asia: Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles and Ethical Consumption (Routledge, London: forthcoming 2016).
  7. Tania Lewis and Michelle Phillipov ‘A pinch of ethics and a soupçon of home cooking: Soft-selling supermarkets on Recipes to Riches’, in Peri Bradley (ed.), Food, Media and Contemporary Culture (Palgrave MacMillan, London: 2015).
  8. Tania Lewis. ‘Lifestyle Media’, in Jennifer Smith Maguire and Julian Matthews (eds.), The Cultural Intermediaries Reader (London: Sage, 2014: 134-144).
  9. Tania Lewis. ‘Life coaches, makeover mavens, fashion doyens: everyday experts on reality programming’, in Laurie Ouellette (ed.), A Companion to reality television (Wiley-Blackwell, MA, 2014: 402-420).
  10. Fran Martin and Tania Lewis. ‘Lifestyling Women: Emergent Femininities on Singapore and Taiwan Television’, in Youna Kim (ed.), Women and the Media in Asia: The Precarious Self (Palgrave MacMillan, London, 2012: 53-76). PDF full text [2.88MB]
  11. Tania Lewis. ‘‘You’ve put yourselves on a plate’: the labours of selfhood on MasterChef Australia’, in Beverley Skeggs and Helen Wood (eds.), Reality Television and Class (Palgrave MacMillan, London, 2011: 104-116).
  12. Tania Lewis. ‘Mobile makeovers: Global and local lifestyles and identities in reality formats’, in Amir Hetsroni (ed.), Reality TV – Merging the Global and the Local, (Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2011: 325-362). PDF full text [4.24MB]
  13. Tania Lewis. ‘Globalising lifestyles? Makeover Television in Singapore’, in Marwan M. Kraidy and Katherine Sender (eds.), The Politics of Reality Television: Global Perspectives (Routledge, London and New York, 2011: 78-92. PDF full text [0.14MB]

Special journal issue

  1. Martin, Fran Tania Lewis & John Sinclair (eds.), Lifestyle Media and Social Transformation in Asia, special issue of Media International Australia 147 (May 2013).

Reviews, encyclopaedia entries and other pieces

  1. Tania Lewis. ‘Moral makeovers: reality TV and the good citizen’ in Michael Hoechsmann & Stuart Poyntz (eds.), Media Literacy: A Critical Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA., 2012: 68-69.)
  2. Fran Martin and Tania Lewis. ‘Telemodernities: Life Advice Television and Transformations of Selfhood in Asia’, in Michael Keane (ed.), Asia Pacific Creative Landing Pad, Dec 2014.
  3. Tania Lewis, ‘Lifestyles’ in Michael Ryan (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011), 1145-1148.

Conferences and presentations

  1. Tania Lewis. ‘Magical Modernities’, Invited Plenary Address for the Triennial conference of FILLM (the International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures), University of Delhi, 15-17 March 2017.
  2. Tania Lewis. ‘From Here to Modernity: Aspirational Identities on Indian reality TV’, Console-ing Passions Conference, 18-20 June 2015, Dublin.
  3. Tania Lewis. ‘Performative Publics and Global Modernities in Asia: An International Dialogic Symposium’, RMIT Europe, Barcelona, 3-4 Nov, 2014.
  4. Tania Lewis (invited plenary). ‘Spirited Publics? Post-secularism, spiritualism and civility on Indian television’, Contemporary Publics Symposium, Deakin University, February 24-25 2014.
  5. Tania Lewis. ‘Dishing up Diversity: Shifting social identities and Indian Food TV’. Consumption, Lifestyle and Asian Modernities Symposium, RMIT and University of Melbourne, 4-6 November 2013.
  6. Tania Lewis (invited speaker). ‘Negotiated Socialities on Indian Lifestyle TV’, Locating Television: Zones of Consumption: The Symposium, The Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Queensland, 5-6 September 2013.
  7. Tania Lewis. ‘Doing cosmopolitanism? Class, modernity and lifestyle programming in India’, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Conference, National University of Singapore, 3-5 July 2013.
  8. Tania Lewis and Wanning Sun. ‘From Here to Modernity: Identities and aspirationalism on Chinese and Indian lifestyle programming’, IAMCR Conference, Dublin City University, 25 – 29 June 2013.
  9. Fran Martin. ‘Differential (im)mobilities: Imaginative transnationalism in Taiwanese women’s lifestyle TV’. International Symposium on Consumption, Lifestyle and Asian Modernities, RMIT and University of Melbourne, November 4-6 2013.
  10. Fran Martin. ‘“From Sparrow to Phoenix”: Imagining Gender Transformation Through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV’, part of a panel organized by Martin on “Lifestyle Advice TV in Asia: New Subjects, New Normativities,” for the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Conference, National University of Singapore, 3-5 July 2013.
  11. Tania Lewis. ‘Doing cosmopolitanism? The new middle class and lifestyle programming in India’, Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Conference, University of Sydney, 4-6 December 2012.
  12. Tania Lewis. ‘TV modernities and aspirational identities’, Asia@RMIT, RMIT University, 4-12 September, 2012.
  13. Tania Lewis. ‘Moral Makeovers: Lifestyle TV, Popular Expertise and the Good Citizen’, invited seminar with visiting scholar Dr Peri Bradley , School of Media and Communication, RMIT University 17 September 2012.
  14. Fran Martin. ‘New gendered identities on Chinese-language television: Media flows between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China’, Melbourne Conference on China: ‘Global media and public diplomacy in Sino-Western relations’, University of Melbourne, 30-31 May 2012.
  15. Fran Martin. ‘’From Sparrow to Phoenix’: Imagining Gender Transformation Through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV’, Institute of Telecommunications, National Taiwan Chung Cheng University, 28 March 2012.
  16. Fran Martin. ‘’From Sparrow to Phoenix’: Imagining Gender Transformation Through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV’, Graduate Institute of Mass Communication, National Taiwan Normal University, 27 March 2012.
  17. (invited keynote) Tania Lewis. ‘Super Girls and Style Queens: gender, modernity and aspirational identities on Asian reality TV’, Gender and Reality TV Conference, Auckland University, 3-4 December 2011.
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  18. Tania Lewis. ‘Aspirational TV: Popular Pedagogy and Lifestyle Advice Programming in India’, London Film and Media Conference, University of London, 12-14 July 2011.
  19. Tania Lewis. ‘Globalising lifestyles? Modernity, identity, culture and life advice programming in Asia’, Media and Communications Seminar Series, Monash University, 16 May 2011.
  20. Fran Martin. ‘Joining the ‘Office Tribe’ and ‘Marrying into a Grand Household’: Women’s television in Taiwan and pedagogies of late modern gender’, Department of English, National Central University, Taiwan, 8 March 2011.
  21. Tania Lewis. ‘Lifestyle experts in contemporary culture,’ Filmed public lecture, University of Zadar, 12 September, 2010.
  22. Fran Martin. ‘Joining the ‘Office Tribe’ and ‘Marrying into a Grand Household’: Aspirational femininity on lifestyle television in Taiwan’, “Gender and Modernity in the Asia-Pacific” symposium, University of Sydney, 13-14 December 2010.
  23. Fran Martin. ‘Identity and television in Taiwan: Consumer culture, lifestyle advice, and modern living’, Taiwan Research Reading Group, University of Melbourne, 5 November 2010.