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Thursday, 28 December

248. Contestations of the Nation in East Asia

1:45–3:00 p.m., Congress B, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on East Asian Languages and Literatures after 1900

Presiding: Christopher M. Lupke, Washington State Univ., Pullman

1. “Family: (A)Political Utopia—Reading Yu Hua’s To Live,” Jiwei Xiao, Univ. of the South

2. “Nation without Community: Narrating the Predicament of the Contemporary Chinese Identity,” Christopher M. Lupke

3. “Contested Nationalities in Early-Twentieth-Century East Asian Narratives,” Karen Thornber, Harvard Univ.

4. “Performing the Nations: Fin de Siècle Chinese Theater and Its Others,” Alexander C. Y. Huang, Penn State Univ., University Park

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