Lopesi, L. (2021). Moana Cosmopolitan Imaginaries: Toward an Emerging Theory of Moana Art. [PhD thesis, Auckland University of Technology].


Refiti, A. R., Lopesi, L., & Engels-Schwarzpaul A-Chr. (Eds). (2022 – forthcoming). Pacific Spaces: Translations and Transmutations. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books. 

Lopesi, L. (2022 – forthcoming). Irrecon-tweet-able differences: The digital rub of racial grammars and ethnic fragility. In A. Tecun, L. Lopesi & A. Sankar (Eds.). Toward a Grammar of Race. Bridget Williams Books: Wellington.

Thomsen, P., Lopesi, L., & Lee, K. L. (accepted – in press) Contemporary Moana Mobilities: Upward Mobility and the Settler Colonial State. The Contemporary Pacific.

Refiti, A. L., Engels-Schwarzpaul, A.-C., Lopesi, L., Lythberg, B., Waerea, L., & Smith, V. (2021). Vā at the time of COVID-19: when an aspect of research unexpectedly turns into lived experience and practice. Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies, 9(1, New Scholarship in New Zealand and Pacific Studies), 77-85.

Lopesi, L. (2021). I Find Myself in an Entanglement. In J. Randerson, C. Huddleston & A. Chang (Eds) 2020 Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange Aotearoa: Ngā Tai o te Ao: the global tides. St Paul St Gallery, AUT; Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. 58-61.

Lopesi, L. (2020). Quiet Gestures, Gift Exchange and Public Formations: The work of D.A.N.C.E Art Club and Public Share. In C. Camiere & L. Tan (Eds.). Routledge Companion to Art in the Public Realm. New York: Routledge. 117–125.