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189. Transpacific Formalisms of the Mid-Twentieth Century

Friday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Issaquah, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Colleen Lye, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. "Following the Hobo’s Brush: Tani Jōji’s Transpacific Zuihitsu," Andrew Way Leong, Northwestern Univ.

2. "Literary Information Warfare: Eileen Chang in Hong Kong, 1955," Richard Jean So, Univ. of Chicago

3. "Transpacific Translations of Japanese and American Empires," Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Duke Univ.

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

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  • Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

  • Asian Literatures

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