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576. Cultural Capitalism in Singapore Literary Cultures: Intersections of Neoliberalism and Biopolitics

Thursday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Beacon H, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Cheryl Narumi Naruse, Univ. of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa

1. "Biopolitical Aesthetics? Imagined Communities to Imagined Populations in Singapore," Cheryl Narumi Naruse

2. "From Pluralist Empire to Multiculturalist Umpire: Lloyd Fernando's Scorpion Orchid and Postcolonial Singapore," Christopher Patterson, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. "Gothic Ethnography and Cultural Capital in Fiona Cheong's Fictions of Singapore," Weihsin Gui, Univ. of California, Riverside

Responding: Eng-Beng Lim, Brown Univ.


  • Other Literature in English – General

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