Publications,  Conferences Organised, Conference Papers

Authored Books:
1.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  Christianity in Southeast Asia.  ISEAS Southeast Asia Backgrounds Series, series ed. Saw Swee Hock, 2005. 

2.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  Contours of Culture: Space and Social Difference in Singapore.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2005.

3.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  Protestant Christianity in the Indian Diaspora: Abjected Identities, Evangelical Relations, and Pentecostal Visions.  Albany: State University of New York Press, 2018.

Edited Books:
1.   Goh, Robbie B. H. (ed.)
Conflicting Identities: Essays on Modern Irish Literature. Singapore: Unipress, 1997. 

2.   Young, Robert J. C., Kah Choon Ban and Robbie B. H. Goh (eds), The Silent Word: The Role of the Unwritten in the Production of Meaning. Singapore: World Scientific/Singapore University Press, 1998. 

3.   Tong, Chee Kiong, Ban Kah Choon, Anne Pakir, Robbie B. H. Goh (eds) Ariels: Departures and Returns - A Festschrift for Edwin Thumboo. Singapore, Oxford University Press, 2001. 

4.   Benjamin, Andrew, Tony Davies, and Robbie B. H. Goh (eds) Postcolonial Cultures and Literatures: Modernity and the (Un)Commonwealth. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. 

5.   Goh, Robbie B. H. and Brenda S. A. Yeoh (eds.) Theorizing the Southeast Asian City as Text.  Singapore: World Scientific, 2003.  

6.   Goh, Robbie B. H. and Shawn Wong (eds.)  Asian Diasporas: Cultures, Identities, Representations.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004. 

7.   Goh, Robbie B. H. (ed.)  Narrating Race: Asia, (Trans)Nationalism, Social Change.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011.

8.   Wee, Lionel, R. B. H. Goh and Lisa Lim (eds.), The Politics of English in Asia.  Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013.

 

Articles in Refereed Journals
1.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "In Pursuit of the Thing: Umberto Eco’s Semiotics, Narrative and the Detective Story in
The Name of The Rose." AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Modern Language Association, 73 (May 1990), 24-38.

2.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Textual Hyde and Seek: ‘Gentility,’ Narrative Play and Proscription in Stevenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde." Journal of Narrative Theory 29: 2 (Spring 1999), 158-183 

3.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Supernatural Interactions, Eastern Ghosts and Postmodern Narrative: Angela Carter’s Fireworks." Ariel: Review of International English Literature 30: 3 (July 1999), 63-90

4.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Peter O’Donnell, Race Relations and National Identity: The Dynamics of Representation in 1960s and 1970s Britain." Journal of Popular Culture 32: 4 (1999), 29-43.

5.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Sydney's 'Queer Space': Ambiguous Urban Narratives, Commodification and Cosmopolitanism."  Hybridity 1: 1 (2000), 77-104.

6.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Consuming Spaces: Clive Barker, William Gibson and the Cultural Poetics of Postmodern Fantasy." Social Semiotics 10:1 (2000), 21-40.

7.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Ideologies of 'Upgrading' in Singapore Public Housing: Postmodern Style, Globalisation and Class Construction in the Built Environment." Urban Studies 38: 9(2001), 1589-1604.

8.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "'Clockwork' Language Reconsidered: Iconicity and Narrative in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange." Journal of Narrative Theory 30: 2 (2001), 263-280.

9.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Powers and Horrors: Colonial Gothic Narrative as Socially Symbolic Act."  Atlantic Literary Review, 2: 2 (2001), 90-108 (invited contribution).

10.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Composing the Modern Nation: Mission School Magazines, Literary Models and Cultural Typologies in Colonial Singapore." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 36: 1 (2001), 59-74.

11.  Goh, Robbie B. H. "Shop-Soiled Worlds: Retailing Narratives, Typologies, and Commodity Culture" Social Semiotics 12: 1 (2002), 5-26.

12.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "(M)othering the Nation: Guilt, Sexuality and the Commercial State in Coleridge's Gothic Poetry." Journal of Narrative Theory 33: 3 (Fall 2003), 270-291.

13.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Textual Spaces, Social Identities and Race in Singapore Advertising."  European Journal of Cultural Studies 6: 1 (2003), 131-156.

14.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Religion" and "Religious Sites." Theory, Culture and Society 23: 2-3 (2006), 448-452.

15.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Internet and Christianity in Asia: Cultural Trends, Structures and Transformations"  International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 29: 4 (2005), 831-848.

16.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Asian Christian Networks: Transnational Structures and Geopolitical Mappings"  Journal of Religion and Society 6 (2004), 1-13.

17.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Stevenson's Financial Gothic: Money, Commerce, Language, and the Horror of Modernity in 'The Isle of Voices'" Gothic Studies 10: 2 (2008)

18.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Of New Covenants and Nationalisms: Christianity and the Poetry of Edwin Thumboo and Lee Tzu Pheng." Ariel: Review of International English Literature 34: 2-3 (April-July 2003), 171-196.

19.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Singapore Poetry in English: A Question of the Nation."  The Literary Criterion XXXVII: 3 and 4 (2002). (Invited contribution, from invited conference presentation).

20.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Reading Holmes: Capital and the Sign of the Market in The Hound of the Baskervilles." Semiotica 160-1/4 (2006), 95-114.

21.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Imagining the Nation: the Role of Singapore Poetry in English in 'Emergent Nationalism,'” Journal of Commonwealth Literature 41: 2 (2006), 21-42.

22.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Sword Play: The Cultural Semiotics of Violent Scapegoating and Sexual and Racial Othering."  Semiotica 160-1/4 (2006), 69-94.

23.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Native Body and Exchange Culture: Race, Narrative and Geopolitics in Rudyard Kipling's Kim." Fiction and Drama 18: 1 (2007). (Invited contribution, from invited conference presentation).

24.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Christian Identities in Singapore: Religion, Race and Culture between State Controls and Transnational Flows.”  Journal of Cultural Geography 26: 1 (2009)

25.  Goh, Robbie B. H. "Myths of Reversal: Backwards Narratives, Normative Schizophrenia and the Culture of Causal Agnosticism." Social Semiotics 18: 1 (2008)

26.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Anxiety of Influences: Dis-Locating Authority, Culture and Identity in the Novels of Colin Cheong."  Journal of Commonwealth Literature 42: 3 (2007), 45-62.

27.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The 'Chinese YMCA': Christianity, Colonialism, and Cultural and Ethnic Fault Lines in Singapore." Crossroads 18: 2 (2007)

28.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Hillsong and 'Megachurch' Practice: Semiotics, Spatial Logic, and the Embodiment of Contemporary Evangelical Protestantism" Material Religion 4: 3 November 2008.

29.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Postclone-nial in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go and Amitav Ghosh's The Calcutta Chromosome: Science and the Body in the Asian Diaspora." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 41: 3-4 (2010)

30.  Goh, Robbie B. H. “Competitive Cities and Human Scales: The Semiotics of Urban Excess.”  Semiotica 185 1/4 (June 2011)

31.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "The Cultural Politics of Christianity in India: Representations and Negotiations of an 'Inclusive Other."  South Asian Review 30: 1 (2009) (invited contribution)

32.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “The Semiotics of Undesirable Bodies: Transnationalism, Race Culture, Abjection.”  Semiotica 200 (2014).

33.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  Narrating “Dark” India in Londonstani and The White Tiger: Sustaining Identity.”  Journal of Commonwealth Literature 46: 2 (June 2011).

34.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Christianity, Transnationalism, and Indian Identities: The Problematic Role of Religion in Diasporas” Journal of Religion and Society 13 (2011).

 

35.   Henriette Steiner with Robbie B. H. Goh  “Dead Ends and New Beginnings: Memories of Singapore.”  Dear… 2 (Summer 2011).
 

36.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “The Overseas Indian and the Politics of the Body in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger and Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide.Journal of Commonwealth Literature 47: 3 (2012).

 

37.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Noah’s Ark: Evangelical Christianity and the Creation of a Values Environment in Hong Kong.”  Material Religion 10: 2 (2014).

 

38.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Engaging Future Asia: Techno-Orientalisms, Ethnography, Speculative Fiction.” Creative Industries Journal, 6: 1 (2013), special issue ed. Catherine Gomes (invited contribution).

 

39.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “The Lord of the Rings and New Zealand:  Fantasy Tourism, Pilgrimages, Imaginative Transnationalism.”  Social Semiotics 24: 2 (2014)

 

40.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Film-as-Maturion: Evangelical Christian Films and the Apostolic Church in Asia.”  Material Religion 11: 4 (2015).

 

41.   Pinkney, A.M., J. Whalen-Bridge, R. B. H. Goh.  “De-Orienting Religious Studies: Four Genealogies of the Study of Religions in Modern Asia.”  Numen 62: 4 (2015)

 

42.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Christian Capital: Singapore, Evangelical Flows and Religious Hubs.”  Asian Studies Review 40: 2(2016)

 

43.   Goh, Robbie B. H. “The Anatomy of Singlish: Globalization, Multiculturalism and the Construction of the ‘Local’ in Singapore.”  Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 37: 8 (2016)

 

44.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Memorializing Genocide: Embodied Semiotics in Concentration Camp Memorials.”  Social Semiotics 28: 1 (2018)

 

45.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “The Jerusalem of Jesus: Space and Pentecostal-Evangelical Branding in Orlando’s Holy Land Experience and Eureka Spring’s Holy Land Tour.”  Culture and Religion 18: 3 (2017)

 

 

Chapters in Books
1.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Teaching English Romanticism: The Relevance of History." In
Challenges of Reading the New and the Old, ed. Lim Chee Seng. Kuala Lumpur: Department of English, University of Malaya/MACLALS, 1995, pp. 109-130. (Invited contribution, from invited conference participation).

2.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "The Romance of Anguish and the Forms of Young Singaporean Writing." In First Words: A Selection of Works by Young Writers in Singapore, ed. Ma, B; A. S. Maniam et al. Singapore: Unipress, 1996, pp. xvii-xxxiii.

3.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "The Sense of the Past in Singapore Poetry." In Memories and Desires: A Poetic History of Singapore, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh.  Singapore: Unipress, 1998, pp. xvi-xxxv.

4.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Unwritten Fetishes and Rhetorical Strategies in Matthew Arnold’s Criticism." In The Silent Word: The Role of the Unwritten in the Production of Meaning, ed. Robert J. C. Young, Ban Kah Choon, and Robbie B. H. Goh. Singapore: World Scientific/Singapore University Press, 1998, pp. 135-144.

5.   Goh, Robbie B. H. and Ban Kah Choon. "Silences and Meaning: Metacritical Politics. In The Silent Word: The Role of the Unwritten in the Production of Meaning, ed. Robert J. C. Young, Ban Kah Choon, and Robbie B. H. Goh. Singapore: World Scientific/Singapore University Press, 1998, pp. xi-xxi.

6.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "W. B. Yeats’s ‘Symbolical Histories’: Writing Polity and Nation from the Aesthetic Right." In Conflicting Identities: Essays on Modern Irish Literature, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh. Singapore: Unipress, 1997, pp. 165-190.

7.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "(Re)Configuring the ‘Conflicting Identities’ in Irish Literature." In Conflicting Identities: Essays on Modern Irish Literature, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh. Singapore: Unipress, 1997, pp. i-vii.

8.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Shame, Soil and Spectres - Kipling's Colonial Gothic Narrative," in Ariels: Departures and Returns, eds. Tong Chee Kiong et al (Singapore: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 248-266).

9.  Goh, Robbie B. H., Tong C. K., K. C. Ban, A. Pakir "Edwin Thumboo and "The Experience of the 'Third Worlds,'" in Ariels: Departures and Returns, eds. Tong C. K., Ban K. C., A. Pakir and R. B. H. Goh.  Singapore: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 3-14.

10.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Iconicity in Advertising Signs: Motive and Method in Miming 'The Body,'" in Iconicity in Language and Literature, ed. Max Naenny and Olga Fischer (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2001), pp.189-210 .

11.  Davies, Tony, and Robbie B. H. Goh  "Introduction: Britishness and the Construction of Postcolonial Identities," in Constructing British Identities: Texts, Sub-Texts and Contexts, ed. Andrew Benjamin, Tony Davies and Robbie Goh (New York: Peter Lang, 2002), pp. xiii-xx.

12.  Goh, Robbie B. H. "Subversive Modernity: Coleridge, Gothic Imagery, the ‘Body Politic,’ and the contestation of the Romantic Nation-State" in Constructing British Identities: Texts, Sub-Texts and Contexts, ed. Andrew Benjamin, Tony Davies and Robbie Goh (New York: Peter Lang, 2002), pp. 161-176.

13.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Mission School in Singapore: Colonialism, Moral Training, Pedagogy, and the Creation of Modernity" in Asian Migrants and Education, ed. Michael W. Charney, Brenda Yeoh and Tong Chee Kiong.  Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer, 2003, pp. 27-37.

14.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Deus ex Machina: Evangelical Sites, Urbanism, and the Construction of Social Identity."  Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes, ed. Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Yeo Wei Wei.  New York and London: Routledge, 2003, pp. 305-321

15.  Coh, Robbie B. H. and Brenda S. A. Yeoh.  "Introduction: Urbanism and Postcolonial Nationalities: Theorising the Southeast Asian City" in Theorizing the Southeast Asian City as Text, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh and Brenda S. A. Yeoh.  Singapore: World Scientific, 2003, pp. 1-11.

16.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Things to a Void: Utopian Discourse, Communality and Constructed Interstices in Singapore Public Housing" in Theorizing the Southeast Asian City as Text, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh and Brenda S. A. Yeoh.  Singapore: World Scientific, 2003, pp 51-75.

17.  Tay, Kheng Soon with Robbie B. H. Goh.  "Reading the Southeast Asian City in the Context of Rapid Economic Growth" in Theorizing the Southeast Asian City as Text, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh and Brenda S. A. Yeoh.  Singapore: World Scientific, 2003, pp. 13-27.

18.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Evangelical Economies and Abjected Spaces: Cultural Territorialisation in Singapore" in Beyond Description: Singapore Space Historicity,  ed. Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Yeo Wei Wei.  New York and London: Routledge, 2004, pp. 95-111.

19.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Introduction - the Culture of Asian Diasporas: Integrating/Interrogating (Im)migration, Habitus, Textuality." Asian Diasporas: Cultures, Identities, Representations, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh and Shawn Wong.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004, pp. 1-14.

20.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Diaspora and Violence: Cultural/Spatial Production, Abjection and Exchange."  Asian Diasporas: Cultures, Identities, Representations, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh and Shawn Wong.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004, pp. 33-52.

21.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Criticism, Values, Identity: A Christian Position on Literature."  Sights and Sounds: A Christian Response to the Creative Arts, ed. Robert Solomon and Lim K Tham.  Singapore: Genesis Books/National Council of Churches, 2006, pp. 181-199. (Invited contribution)

22.  Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Stevenson and the Property of Language: Narrative, Value, Modernity."   R. L. Stevenson: Writer of Boundaries, ed. Richard Ambrosini and Richard Dury.  Wisconsin: Wisconsin University Press, 2006, pp. 169-180. (Invited contribution, from invited conference participation).

23.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Writing 'the Global' in Singapore Anglophone Fiction: Language, Vision and Resonance in Hwee Hwee Tan’s Fiction." China Fictions/English Language: Literary Essays in Diaspora, Memory, Story, ed. A. Robert Lee.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008.  (Invited contribution)

24.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Geopolitics of Criticism: The Sea as Liminal Symbol in Stevenson’s The Ebb Tide and Conrad’s An Outcast of the Islands."  Stevenson and Conrad: Writers of Land and Sea, ed. Stephen Arata, Linda Dryden and Eric Massie.  Texas Tech University Press, 2009. (Invited contribution, from invited conference participation)

25.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Inner Circles and the Voice of the Shuttle: Native Forms and Narrative Structure in Amitav Ghosh’s The Circle of Reason.”  History, Narrative, and Testimony in Amitav Ghosh’s Fiction, ed. Chitra Sankaran.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2012. 

26.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Mission Schools in Singapore: The 'Religious Harmony' State, the Construction of Social Identitites, and the Negotiation of Evangelical Cultures."  Religious Diversity in Singapore, ed. Lai Ah Eng.  Singapore: IPS/ISEAS/LKYSPP, 2008.

27.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Introduction: Writing Race and Asia-Pacific Mobilities—Constructions and Contestations,” in Narrating Race: Asia, (Trans)Nationalism, Social Change, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011.

28.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Return of the Scientist: Essential Knowledge and Global Tribalism in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide and The Calcutta Chromosome," in Narrating Race: Asia, (Trans)Nationalism, Social Change, ed. Robbie B. H. Goh.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011.

29.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Cyberasian: Science, Hybridity, Modernity, and the Asian Body.”  Contemporary Asian Modernities: Transnationality, Interculturality, and Hybridity, ed. Yiu-Wai Chu and Eva Kit-Wah Man.  Bern: Peter Lang, 2010. (Invited contribution, from invited conference participation).

30.   Goh, Robbie B. H. “Market Theory, Market Theology: The Business of the Church in the City.”  Postsecular Cities, ed. Justin Beaumont and Chris Baker.  London: Continuum, 2011. (Invited contribution)

31.   Goh, Robbie B. H. “Uncertain Locale: The Dialectics of Space and the Cultural Politics of English in Singapore,” in Wee, Lionel, Robbie B. H. Goh and Lisa Lim (eds.), The Politics of English in Asia.  Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013.

32.   Wee, Lionel, Lisa Lim, and R. B. H. Goh, “Conclusion,”  in Wee, Lionel, Robbie B. H. Goh and Lisa Lim (eds.), The Politics of English in Asia.  Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013.

33.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “The City and the Economy of ‘Losing’: Targetting Competitive Bodies in an Era of Global Competition.”  City as Target, ed. Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Gregory Clancey.  New York: Routledge, 2012.

 

34.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Christianity and Islam in Southeast Asia.”  Oxford Islamic Studies Online, Oxford University Press, section editor Imtiaz Yusof, general editor Robert Repino.  (invited contribution).

 

35.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Competition and Constructedness: Sports, Migration and Diversity in Singapore.”  Migration and Diversity in Asian Contexts, ed. Lai Ah Eng, Brenda S. A. Yeoh and Francis Collins.  Singapore: ISEAS, 2013.

 

36.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Global Goondas?  Money, Crime and Social Anxieties in Aravind Adiga’s Writings.”  Writing in English and the Global Literary Market, ed. Om Dwivedi and Lisa Lau.  Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. (Invited contribution)

 

37.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Bihar’ as Anti-Pilgrimage Site: Christian Missions, Cultural Osmosis and

Religious Geography.”  Religious Journeys in India, ed. Andrea Pinkney and John Whalen-Bridge (forthcoming).

 

38.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Art, Bricolage and the City: the ABCs of Singapore.”  The Mapping Series Reader (Singapore Biennale 2013).  Singapore: National Library Board/Singapore Art Museum, 2014. (Invited contribution)

 

39.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Migration.”  Handbook of Popular Spiritual Movements in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, ed. Michael Nai-Chiu Poon and John Roxborogh.  Singapore: Trinity Theological College, 2015. (Invited contribution)

 

40.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Magical Realism and Transnational Realities in The Circle of Reason.”  Approaches to Teaching Amitav Ghosh, ed. John Hawley and Gaurav Desai.  MLA series (Invited contribution, forthcoming)

 

 

Reprints by Invitation:

 

1.   Goh, Robbie B. H. "Supernatural Interactions, Eastern Ghosts and Postmodern Narrative: Angela Carter’s Fireworks." Ariel: Review of International English Literature 30: 3 (July 1999), 63-90.  Reprinted in Twentieth Century Literature Criticism vol. 139 (2003), ed. Linda Pavlovski.

 

2.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "'Clockwork' Language Reconsidered: Iconicity and Narrative in Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange."  Redacted version of article in Journal of Narrative Theory 30: 2 (2001), 263-280 reprinted in the Norton Critical Edition of A Clockwork Orange, ed. Mark Rawlinson.

3.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "The Anxiety of Influences: Dis-Locating Authority, Culture and Identity in the Novels of Colin Cheong." China Fictions/English Language: Literary Essays in Diaspora, Memory, Story, ed. A. Robert Lee.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008.  (Invited contribution, reprint of article in JCL 43: 1 (2008).

 4.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Singapore Poetry in English: A Question of the Nation."  Asian Identity in Literature, ed. C. D. Narasimhaiah and C. N. Srinath.  Mysore: Literary Criterion/Dhvanyaloka, 2004, pp. 94-112. (Invited contribution, reprint of Literary Criterion XXXVII: 3 and 4, 2002).

 

Anthologies and General Readership Books:

1.   E. Thumboo, Y. W. Wong, K. C. Ban, N. Govindasamy, S. Maaruf, R. Goh and P. Chan (ed)  Journeys: Words, Home and Nation—Anthology of Singapore Poetry 1984-1995.  Singapore: Unipress, 1995.

2.   Goh, Robbie B. H. (ed.) Memories and Desires: A Poetic History of Singapore (In English, Tamil, Malay and Chinese, with translations and an introduction). Singapore: Unipress, 1998.

3.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  Sparks of Grace: The Story of Methodism in Asia.  Singapore: Methodist Church in Singapore, 2003. 

4.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  Christian Ministry and the Asian Nation: The Metropolitan YMCA in Singapore, 1946-2006.  Singapore:  Metropolitan YMCA/Armour Publishing, 2006.  207 pp, with chronology and archival photos, hardback and paperback.

5.   Goh, Robbie B. H.  Blessed to be a Blessing: The Methodist Missions Society, Singapore.  Singapore: Methodist Missions Society, 2014.

 Invited/Funded Presentations and Keynotes (excluding invitations within NUS):

1.   "Teaching English Romanticism: The Relevance of History." Conference on "Challenges of Reading the New and the Old," 5-6 February 1994, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Invited participant, with partial funding)

2.   "Horror’s Heterocosms: Towards a Narratology of Gothic Spaces in the Works of Clive Barker." Conference on "Everyday Wonders: Popular Cultures Past and Present, 9-13 June 1997, Brisbane, Australia (Invited participant)

3.  "Romanticism and the Shaping of Modernity."  Second Biennial Consultation on Romanticism, 1 - 4 September 2000, University of Glasgow.  (Invited participant)

4.  "Formations of Asian Identities: Global and Local Dynamics (Response)."  Nokia Singapore Art 2001 - International Symposium, 7-9 December 2001 (Invited participant, with honorarium).

5.  "Singapore Poetry in English: A Question of the Nation."  Asian Identity in Literature, 8-12 November 2002, Dhvanyaloka (Literary Criterion Centre), Mysore, India (Invited Participant, with partial funding).

6.  "Stevenson and the Property of Language: Narrative, Value, Modernity."  Robert Louis Stevenson 2002, 26-29 August 2002, Gargnano, Italy (Invited Participant).

7.  "The Geopolitics of Criticism: The Sea as Liminal Symbol in Stevenson and Conrad."  RLS 2004, 7-9 July 2004, Edinburgh. (Invited Participant)

8.   "Mission Schools in Singapore: The 'Religious Harmony' State, the Construction of Social Identitites, and the Negotiation of
Evangelical Cultures."  Workshop on Religious Diversity and Harmony in Singapore, 1-2 September 2005, Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore (Invited Participant, with honorarium and funding for research assistant).

9.   "Methodism in Asia" and "Cosmopolitanism and Religious Pluralism in Singapore" (2 30-minute papers, separate sessions).  15th HPAIR Conference 2006, 18-21 August 2006, Singapore (Invited Participant).

10.   "Cyberasian: Science, Hybridity, Modernity, and the Asian Body."  Conference on Contemporary Asian Modernities: Transnationality, Interculturality and Hybridity, Hong Kong Baptist University, 9-10 September 2006.  (Invited Participant, with full funding).

11.   "The Native Body and Exchange Culture: Narrative and Geopolitics in the Fin de Siecle."  Conference on "Revisiting the Nineteenth Century: The World, the Body, the Text," National Cheng Kung University Taiwan, 24-25 November 2006.  (Invited Participant, with full funding).

12.   "Spatial Culture and Consciousness in an Age of Trade and Empire."  Roundtable on Aspects of Nineteenth-Century Culture, National Cheng Kung University Taiwan, 24 November 2006. (Invited Participant, additional honorarium, travel and accommodations funded with no. 11 above)

13.   “On Literature and Cultural Studies: Or, the “Value” of the Literary Text in an Age of Globalisation and Commodity Culture”; and “Teaching English and American Literature in Asia.”  2 papers given under the BK21 "Eminent Scholar lectures" organized by Sungkyunkwan University Integrated Linguistics and Literature programme, Seoul, 5-6 December 2007 (Invited keynote, with full funding).

14.   “Christianity, Cultural Sensitivities and Religious Education: Towards a ‘Common Ground.’”  Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference, 1-3 June 2009, NIE/NTU (invited participant, with honorarium).

15.   “Phantom Menace: Abstraction, Nationalism, Transnational Labour and the New Bodies of the Condemned.”  Keynote paper at conference on Asia Pacific Transculturalisms: New Theoretical Perspectives, 8-9 June 2009, University of Wollongong.  (Invited keynote, with full funding).

16. “Christianity, Transnationalism, and Indian Identities: The Problematic Role of Religion in Diasporas.”  Keynote paper at “Pacific Worlds in Motion” Graduate Student conference, University of British Columbia, 2-5 June 2010 (invited keynote, with partial funding)

 

17.    “India/’India’: Narrating/Sustaining Identity and Difference in the Diaspora.”  Cultures of Sustainability in the Asia Pacific, 8-10 July 2010, University of British Columbia (invited participant, with full funding).

 

18.   “Asian Diasporas: Mobilizing Literary and Cultural Studies.”  English Studies in Asian Contexts, 1-2 October 2010, Seoul National University (invited participant, with full funding).

 

19.   “Religious Nostalgia and the Construction of Identity in the Indian Diaspora: The Narratology of Hyperperformance in M. G. Vassanji’s Amriika and The Assassin’s Song.  Sustainable Asia, University of Wollongong, 13-14 December 2010 (invited participant, with full funding)

 

20.   “The YMCA in Singapore: Chinese-ness and Other Communities.”  Workshop on YMCA in Asia and Chinese Communities, 28-30 October 2011, Hong Kong.  (Invited participant, with full funding).  

 

21.   “Marking Difference: The Overseas Indian and the Politics of the Body.”  CAAS conference on “Making a Difference: Representing/Constructing the Other in Asian/African Media, Cinema and Language,” School of Oriental and African Studies, 16-18 February 2012.  (With partial funding).

 

22.   “The Racialized Body in French Cinema: Semiotics, Somatics, and the Problem of Multicultural Discourses.”  Paper presented at workshop on Multiculturalism and Its Discontents, Institute for Social Transformation Research, University of Wollongong, 10-11 May 2012.  (Invited keynote, with full funding).

 

23.  “Art, Bricolage and the City: The ABCs of Singapore.”  Singapore Biennale 2013, 14 December 2013.  (Invited paper, with honorarium)

 

24.   “Capital Christianity: Mediating Flows through Singapore Missions.”  Cultural Mediation: Creativity, Performance, Display, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 8-10 October 2014.  (Invited paper, full funding)

 

25.   “The Ideology of Singlish: Affective Nationhood and ‘the Body’”  English in Multilingual, Globalised Asia Roundtable, as part of The Sociolinguistics of Globalisation Conference, 3-6 June 2015, Hong Kong University (Invited paper, full funding).

 

26.   “Asia and the Politics of Technology: Problems in Narrating ‘Development’”  Hwa Kang Conference on Language, Literature and Technology, 30 April 2016, Chinese Culture University Taiwan (Invited keynote, full funding)

 

27.   Symposium on “Culture and the Humanities in the Digital Age,” Open University Hong Kong, 12-13 January 2017.  (Invited keynote, full funding).

 

28.   Conference on “Christianity and Mediation,” Catholic Institute for Global Church and Mission, Frankfurt, 14-16 March 2018.  (Invited paper, full funding)

 

Other Conference/Workshop Papers:
1.   "Unwritten Fetishes and Rhetorical Strategies in Matthew Arnold’s Criticism." Conference on "Meaning as Production: The Role of the Unwritten," 7-9 September 1995, Singapore.

2.   "Race Relations and National Identity: The Dynamics of Representation in 1960s and 1970s Britain." Seventh British Studies Conference, 21-23 November 1996, Ruhr Universitaet Bochum, Germany.

3.   "Gothic Fiction, Genders and Other Types." Conference on "Constructing British Identities," 11-13 September 1997, Singapore.

4.   "Supernatural Interactions: Eastern Ghosts and Postmodern Writing in the West." "Interactions: 8th Biennial Symposium on Literatures and Cultures of the Asia-Pacific Region, 9-12 December 1997, University of Western Australia.

5.   "Space, Style, and Spilth: Narrative Play in Stevenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde." Conference on "English, American and Cultural Studies in the Pacific Era," January 8-10 1998, Bangkok, Thailand.

6.  "The Acne and the Ecstasy: The Iconicity of Youth Culture." Second International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature, March 25 - 27 1999, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam

7.  "Things to a Void: Utopian Discourse, Communality and Constructed Interstices in Singapore Public Housing."  Conference on "City as Text," 8-10 September 1999, Singapore.

8.  "Narratives, Histories, Values: The Mission School in Singapore and the Creation of Utopian Nationalism"  Conference on Immigrant Societies and Modern Education, 31 August - 3 September 2000, Singapore.

9.  "Diaspora and Violence: Cultural/Spatial Production, Abjection and Exchange."  Asian Diasporas and Cultures, 5-7 September 2001, Singapore.

10.  "Evangelical Economies and Abjected Spaces: Cultural Territorialisation in Singapore."  Perpetuating Cities, 8-9 June 2001, Singapore.

11.   "E-Church@Asia.com: Trends in and Theoretical Considerations about Christianity in Asia."  ASPAC 2003 Asian Studies in an Internet Connected World: Evolving an Asia-Pacific Community, 19-22 June 2003, East-West Centre, Hawaii (read in absentia).

12.  "Asian Christian Networks: Cultural Re-Orientations and Transnational Structures."  ICAS3 Third International Convention of Asia Scholars, 19-22 August 2003, Singapore.

13.  "Religion" and "Religious Sites."  Problematizing Global Knowledge: Towards a New Encyclopedia for a Global Knowledge Archive, 23-24 April 2004, Singapore (Invited Participant).

14.  "The City and the Economy of 'Losing': Targeting Competitive Bodies in an Era of Global Competition"   "City as Target" Workshop, 20-22 August 2004, Singapore (Invited Participant)

15.   "The Return of the Scientist: Essential Knowledge and Global Tribalism in the Fiction of Amitav Ghosh."  Narrating Race Between Nationalisms and Globalisation, 11-14 July 2006, Singapore.

16.   "Mission Schools and Asian Modernity: Cultural Contestations and the State," Workshop on Religion and State in Asia, 8 May 2007, NUS (invited participant as part of FASS religion cluster panel).

17.   "Christian Identities in Singapore: Religion, Race and Culture between State Controls and Transnational Flows."  ICAS 5, 2-5 August 2007 Kuala Lumpur.  (Invited participant as part of FASS Religion Cluster panel).

18.   "Roundtable" Presentation and Discussion, " ARI conference on "Christianity and the State in Asia," 10-12 January 2007, NUS (Invited Participant)

19.   "Competition and Constructedness: Sports, Migration and Diversity in Singapore."  Workshop on "Migration and Diversity in Asian Contexts," 25-26 September 2008.

20.   “Cosmopolitanism and Crisis: Human Scales, Post-Human Irruptions, and Urban Cultural Schizophrenia.”  Workshop on “Perspectives on City Scales and Cosmopolitan Cultures,” 12-14 May 2008 (invited participant as part of FASS migration cluster project).

21.   “Suspicion, Faith and Omissions: The Cultural Politics of Teaching and Writing on Christianity in Asia.”  Religious Studies in Asia, 17-19 December 2010, NUS.

 

22.   “’Bihar’ as Anti-Pilgrimage Site: Christian Missions, Cultural Osmosis and Religious Geography.”  Religious Travels in Asia, 21-22 February 2011, NUS.

 

23.   “The ‘Natives’ are Getting Restive: Malay-ness, Multi-Culturalism and Transnationalism in Singapore.”  Cultures of Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific, 29-30 July 2011, NUS.

 

24.   “Abject Cosmopolitanism or Cosmopolitanism by Abjection: Reflections on Transnationalism and Cultural Exchange.”  Cultures of Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific, 29-30 July 2011, NUS.

 

25. “Film-as-Maturion: Evangelical Christian Films and the Apostolic Church in Asia.”  Material Religion, Film and Video in Asia, 14-15 March 2014, NUS.

 

Other Publications:

Goh, Robbie B. H. "Mercantilism" and "David Ricardo." In The Age of Romanticism and Revolution: An Oxford Companion to British Culture, ed. Iain McCalman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999 (invited contribution)

Goh, Robbie B. H. "Signs of Desire: Structuralist Semiotics and Selfhood." Commentary 13 (1996) (invited contribution)

Editorial work on regional journals, including 7 issues of Working Papers on Language, Literature and Theatre (with S. A. Abraham), and 2 issues of Thema: Professorial Lecture Series (papers by Helen Wilcox, Groningen University, and Ron Carter, Nottingham University).

Editorial work on Hybridity: Journal of Cultures, Texts and Identities.

Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Critics and Criticism Today."  The Arts no. 13, April/May 2004 (invited contribution)

Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Methodism in Singapore."  Encyclopedia of Singapore (invited contribution, with honorarium).

Goh, Robbie B. H.  "Churches" in Patterned Ground: Entanglements of Nature and Culture, ed. Stephan Harrison, Steve Pile, Nigel Thrift.  London: Reaktion Books, 2004, pp. 160-161 (invited contribution)

Goh, Robbie B. H.  “Asian Diasporas: Mobilizing Literary and Cultural Studies.”  Conference proceedings, English Studies in Asian Contexts, 1-2 October 2010, Seoul National University (from invited and funded conference presentation).

 

Various talks and public lectures, as invited speaker, including at the invitation of Southeast Asia Union College, Gifted Education Branch of the Ministry of Education, Rotary Club, theatre company The Necessary Stage, NUS University Scholars Programme, the Asian Civilisations Museum, UNISIM, National Arts Council.

International Conferences/Colloquia Organised:

Conference on "Meaning as Production: The Role of the Unwritten," September 1995, Singapore (Chair of Organising Committee)

Conference on "Constructing British Identities," September 1997, Singapore (Chair of Organizing Committee)

Asia-Pacific Irish Literature Conference, January 1994 (Member of Organizing Committee)

Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st Century, August 1996 (Member of Organizing Committee)

Conference on "The City as Text," September 1999 (Co-chair of Organizing Committee)

Ninth International Conference on the History of Science in East Asia, August 1999 (Member of Organizing Committee)

Conference on “Asian Diasporas and Cultures: Globalisation, Hybridity, Intertextuality,” September 2001 (Co-chair of Organizing Committee)

“Asian Horizons: Cities, States and Societies,” August 2005 (Member of Organizing Committee)

“Narrating Race Between Nationalisms and Globalization,” July 2006 (Co-chair of Organizing Committee)

Workshop on “Perspectives on City Scales and Cosmopolitan Cultures,” May 2008 (Member of Organizing Committee)

Workshop on “Migration and Diversity in Asian Contexts,” 25-26 September 2008 (Member of Organizing Committee) 

Workshop on “The Politics of English in Asia,” 4-5 August 2009 (Co-chair of Organizing Committee)

Workshop on “Religious Studies in Asia,” 17-19 December 2010 (Member of Organizing Committee)

Workshop on “Cultures of Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific,” 28-30 July 2011 (Chair of Organizing Committee)

AAS-in-Asia Conference, 17-19 July 2014 (Member of Organizing Committee)