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47. Critical Debates in Sinophone Postcolonial Studies: Where Do We Go Now?

Saturday, 3 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 207, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Shu-mei Shih, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

Speakers: Brian C. Bernards, Univ. of Southern California; Victor H. Mair, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Shuang Shen, Penn State Univ., University Park; Chien-hsin Tsai, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Session Description:

This roundtable addresses recent developments in sinophone postcolonial studies with such questions as, How is sinophone studies as a distinct discipline taking shape while still retaining its interdisciplinary imperative? How does sinophone postcolonial studies both critically engage and disengage with the "rise of China"?


Subject:

  • Asian Literatures

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