Sinophone Literature across the Strait (China and Taiwan from the 19th Century to the Contemporary Ages)

Rome, Italy
7-8th Nov 2019
Deadline: 15th Jul 2019

Organised by the Department of Foreign Languages, Literature and Culture of Roma Tre University. The Workshop addresses PhD students and postdocs.

The workshop addresses PhD students and postdoc research fellows exploring the field of modern and contemporary Sinophone Literature, and intends to promote a positive exchange among scholars. Each participant will introduce his/her research project, which will be followed by a group discussion. By contributing to the global debate on Sinophone Studies, the workshop aims at implementing a transnational and transcultural approach. Within the field of Sinophone Literature, participants’ papers can investigate the following topics

  • Tradition and modernity
  • Chineseness and otherness
  • Realism and related literary practices
  • Fiction, fantasy and science-fiction
  • Memory, identity and territory
  • Introduction, translation and reception of foreign literary movements and authors

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