20. Reorientations: East Asia in Recent Anglophone Fiction
Friday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Beacon G, Sheraton
A special session
Presiding: Mary Goodwin, National Taiwan Normal Univ.
Speakers: Jonathan Benda, Northeastern Univ.; Rumyana Cholakova, Macao Polytechnic Inst.; Christopher J. Dawe, Bupyeong Cultural Center; Clyde Forsberg, Aletheia Univ.; Mary Goodwin; James McDougall, American Univ. of Kuwait; Alice Tsay, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
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Increasingly important to the world economy as an engine of growth, the dynamic region of East Asia has for decades figured prominently for its critical geopolitical position. This roundtable explores how East Asia’s emergence onto the world stage has been reflected in recent English-language literature, with reorientation of both “Orientalist” paradigms and transnational perspectives.
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