Thursday, 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
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"?