2023 Summer Institute – Chinese Literature and the Global South: Writing, Translating, Reading, Looking

Monday through Thursday, May 22-25, 2023
Memorial Union (800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706) and other campus locations

The UW-Madison is honored to be hosting a prestigious Summer Institute on Chinese literature in May 2023! This Institute is primarily supported by the international organization, the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, in partnership with the Taiwan-based Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.

Center for East Asian Studies (a federally-funded Title VI National Resource Center), is co-hosting the event in partnership with faculty host Anatoly Detwyler, Department of Asian Languages & Cultures.

Chinese Literature and the Global South: Writing, Translating, Reading, Looking

Artists:

Xu Bing

Kabir Mohanty

Writers:

Zhai Yongming, poet, Beijing China

Sharmistha Mohanty, poet, Mumbai, India

Allan Sealy, writer, Uttarakhand, India

Han Shaogong, writer, Beijing, China

Bei Dao, writer, New York

Li Tuo, writer and critic, New York

The Summer Institute format will consist of a series of focused conversations on current work, along with public events including a film screening, artists’ dialog, and a culminating session of public readings.

Registration

Participants can register for the film screening and artists’ conversation.

No registration is necessary for the public readings event.

For logistical questions, please contact Laurie Dennis at ldennis@wisc.edu.

Film Screening and Artists’ Conversation

Film Screening: Dragonfly Eyes

Date, time, and place information here.

Registration info.

Description

Artists’ Conversation:

Xu Bing and Sharmistha Mohanty

Date, time, and place information here.

Registration info.

Description

Public Reading

Bei Dao and Li Tuo

Bios here

ZHAI Yongming

On-line contributor

Bio here

Sharmistha Mohanty and Allan Sealy

Bios here