Josh Stenberg obtained his B.A. from Harvard College, his M.A. from the University of British Columbia, and his PhD in Chinese Theatre from Nanjing University. He was a Fulbright Taiwan fellow and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow in Theatre and Film before taking up his current position at the University of Sydney.
- Contemporary xiqu in the Chinese World
- Contemporary Sinophone Fiction and Poetry
- Theatre and Performance of Chinese Communities Abroad
- Sino-Indonesian Literature, Performance and Culture
- Chinese Translation Studies
- Global Reception of Chinese Theatre
- Contemporary xiqu
- Contemporary Fiction and Poetry in the Chinese World
- Chinese Culture in Southeast Asia
- Chinese-English Literary Translation
- Internationalisation of Chinese Theatre
- Sino-Indonesian Theatre and Performance
- Xiqu as a Global Genre
- Contemporary Southern Fujian and Taiwanese Theatre
- Contemporary Sino-Indonesian Literature
- Translation of Chen Xue’s Child on the Bridge and Su Tong’s short fiction
- 2015-16,Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, held at UBC, Dept. of Theatre and Film.
- 2016,Henry Luce Foundation Chinese Poetry Translation Fellowship,to be held at Vermont Studio Centre, paired with Jiang Tao, in July 2017.
- 2016,AAS China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC) Small Grants, Association for Asian Studies,for the project “Chinese Performance Networks across the South China Sea: A Regional View.”
- 2014-15,Fulbright Taiwan, Fellow, held at National Taiwan College of Performing Arts (NTCPA), Taipei.
- 2014,Zhejiang Province Funded Project (Philosophy and Social Sciences),Sub-project investigator. “Diffusion of Southern Drama Abroad.”
- 2014,Yu Pang-lin Scholarship, Nanjing University,awarded by the Yu Pang-lin Foundation to an outstanding international student at Nanjing University.
- 2014,Emerging Scholar, Association for Asian Performance, for the paper “Sketches Towards an Indies and IndonesianxiquHistory."
|Project title||Research student|
|Traveling for a Brand New World: Transnational Mobility of Queer Characters in Sinophone Literature||Huei-ling CHEN|
|Theatre as Business: A study on Shanxi merchants' sponsorship of theatrical performance in late imperial China||Yunjie HU|
|Fight Silent Battles: Chinese Australian Women Writers' Literary Works from 1994 to 2014||Su YE|
|Money Talks: household finances, intimacy and cultural negotiation in Chinese-Australian couples/families||Giselle ZOU|
- Burmese Language Training, Stenberg J, Sydney Southeast Asia Centre/Language Training Grant
- 2019,The David Philips Travelling Fellowship, Australian Academy of the Humanities.
- 2019, Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies, National Central Library (Taiwan).
- 2017, Henry Luce Foundation Chinese Poetry and Translation Fellow, Vermont Studio Center, with poet Jiang Tao.
- 2018, Sydney Southeast Asia Centre Workshop Grant (with Stephen Whitehead and Kyoto University Centre for Southeast Asian Studies), Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, The University of Sydney.
- 2018, Centre in China Conference Funding (with Xiaohuan Zhao), China Studies Centre, The University of Sydney
- 2018, Faculty Research Support Scheme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Sydney
- 2018, Research Incubator Grant, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Sydney
- 2017, Research Cluster Grant, Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, The University of Sydney