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Emerging Research on
Modern East Asian Literature

2022-23 Fall Semester
2022-23 Spring Semester
Research and Events: Welcome


2021-22 The Second Semester

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Cold War Reckonings: In the Shadow of Solzhenitsyn

Jini Kim Watson, Associate Professor of English, NYU

Jan 26, 2022 (Wed), 10:00-11:30 am (Zoom, HKT)

Photo Poetics: Chinese Lyricism and Modern Media Culture

Shengqing Wu, Professor of Chinese literature,

the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

March 2 (Wed), 2022, 5:00-6:30 pm (Zoom ONLY, HKT))

The Translatability of Revolution:

Guo Moruo and Twentieth-Century Chinese Culture

Pu Wang, Associate Professor of Chinese Literature and Culture, Brandeis University

Mar 30 (Wed), 10:00-11:30 am (Zoom, HKT)

The Values in Numbers: Reading Japanese Literature in a Global Information Age

Hoyt Long, Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, and East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

Apr 27 (Wed), 10:00-11:30 am (Zoom, HKT)

Speaker: Karen Thornber (Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations | Harvard University)

Date: 29 September 2021 (Wed), 8:00–9:30 pm (HK Time)

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Speaker: Clara Iwasaki (Assistant Professor | Department of East Asian Studies | University of Alberta)

Date: 20 October 2021 (Wed), 10:00–11:30 am (HK Time)

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Figures of the World:
The Naturalist Novel and Transnational Form

Speaker: Christopher Hill (Associate Professor | Asian Languages and Cultures | University of Michigan)

Date: 10 November 2021 (Wed) 10:00–11:30 am (HK Time)


Speaker: Yoon Sun Yang (Associate Professor | World Languages & Literatures | Boston University)

Date: 1 December 2021 (Wed), 10:00–11:30 am (HK Time)

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