Monday, 29 December
487. Comedy, Carnival, and Consanguinity in the Fiction of Mo Yan
10:15–11:30 a.m., Yerba Buena Salon 1–2, Marriott
A linked session arranged in conjunction with the forum Mo Yan and the Reemergence of Literary Independence in Post-Mao China (332)
Presiding: Hsiu-Chuang Deppman, Oberlin Coll.
1. “Doing Anything for a Laugh? Mo Yan and the Question of Humor in China,” Alexander C. Y. Huang, Penn State Univ., University Park
2. “Donkey, Don Quixote, and Mo Yan: On Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out,” Shelley Chan, Wittenberg Univ.
3. “Mo Yan and the Resurgence of Filiality in Contemporary Chinese Fiction,” Christopher M. Lupke, Washington State Univ., Pullman