Symposium:East-West Transnationalism

Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

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East-West Transnationalism: Modes of Existence

A TWO DAY SYMPOSIUM EXPLORING THE INTERSECTION OF BRUNO LATOUR’S SOCIOLOGY OF LITERATURE AND EAST-WEST TRANSNATIONAL LITERARY STUDIES.

 

Saturday October 3 | Location: McKenna 210-214

9:00 Opening Remarks: Nan Z. Da and Lionel Jensen

9:15 Yaiping Yan (Cornell & Tsinghua University): “Other Cosmopolitanisms” 

10:00-10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 Haun Saussy (University of Chicago): “Boundary Objects and the History of Translation into Chinese: Learning from the History of Science”

11:15 Nan Da (University of Notre Dame): “Formality in Bibliographic Habitats”

12:15-1:30 Lunch (Speakers Only)

1:30 R. John Williams (Yale University): “Be Here Now: Systems Theory, Beat Literature, and the Eternal Presence of the Orientalist Mind”

2:30-4:30 Latour Roundtable: select chapters from Inquiry Into Modes of Existence

4:30-6:00 Reception (Open to all Attendees)

7:00-9:00 Speakers Dinner

 

Sunday October 4 | Location: McKenna 210-214

9:00 Haiyan Lee (Stanford University): “‘Two Wongs Can Make It White’: Charlie Chan and the Orientalist Exception”

10:00 Richard Jean So (University of Chicago): "Communication & Creativity || America & East Asia"

11:00 Colleen Lye (University of California-Berkeley): “Worlding Asian American Realism”

12:00-1:30 Light Lunch/ Reception (Open to All Attendees)

1:30-2:30 Closing Discussion

 


 

For more information and to register, please visit http://www.transnationalstudiesnd.com. For readings, please contact Nan Z. Da (nz.da@nd.edu). For information related to travel, please contact Elizabeth Kuhn  (ekuhn1@nd.edu).

Sponsors: The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies |  Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts |  The Graduate School | Office of Research | Departments of English, History, East Asian Literature and Culture | PhD in Literature Program

Originally published at asia.nd.edu.

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