Zihui LU

Zihui LU

Zihui Lu received her PhD in Japanese Studies from National University of Singapore. She specializes in popular theater in Japan and China, popular culture in contemporary Japan, and intermediality in theater and performance. She is currently working on a manuscript on Japanese 2.5-dimensional theater – a type of popular theater adapted from manga, anime, and video games. She is also conducting a research project regarding Chinese IP theater and IP industry. Zihui works as the Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at Southern University of Science and Technology, where she teaches three courses: Introduction to Japanese Studies: History, Culture, and Society; Popular Culture in Contemporary Japan; and Introduction to Japanese Theater.



陆子惠. 以歌舞连接的次元:日本2.5次元音乐剧的表演美学[J].北京舞蹈学院学报,2020(5), 74-80.

Lu, Zihui. “Idolized Popular Performance: Musical The Prince of Tennis and Japanese 2.5-Dimensional Theatre” Popular Entertainment Studies 10, no. 1-2 (2019), 6-18.

Lu, Zihui. “Japanese 2.5-Dimensional Theater in China: A Case Study on Onmyōji~Heian Emaki~” Asian Theatre Journal (under review)

陆子惠.戏剧与表演中的媒介间性[M]//邓菡彬.当代欧美戏剧理论.南京:南京大学出版社. (编写中)


Introduction to Japanese Studies: History, Society and Culture

Popular Culture in Contemporary Japan

Introduction to Japanese Theater


New Courses Orientation, Fall 2021 - An Open Talk on the Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum

  • Zihui Lu, Qiushi Xu, Juan Chen, Hui Chen, Tommaso Pepe, Mengwen Zhu, Gao Bin, Yadi Wen
  • September 9, 2021 16:00 ~ 17:30
  • Room 109, Building C, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
4 on 4 Salons

Interaction and Alienation: Intermediality in Digital Performance/互动与离间:数字表演中的媒介间性

  • Dr. Lu Zihui
  • April 28, 2022 16:00 ~ 17:30
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences C102 Language: Chinese
4 on 4 Salons