Lecture by PBK Visiting Scholar Lydia Liu

    Location: Center Hall: 216 Classroom
    Date: 04/05/18
    Time: 8:00PM - 9:30PM

    Description:

    Lydia Liu is a theorist of media and translation, Professor of Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and a bilingual writer in Chinese and English. She is Wun Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, director of Columbia’s Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, and founding director of the Tsinghua-Columbia Center for Translingual and Transcultural Studies at Tsinghua University, Beijing. Her publications include The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious; The Clash of Empires: The Invention of China in Modern World Making; Translingual Practice: Literature, National Culture, and Translated Modernity; and, more recently, The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory (co-editor/co-translator). As a creative writer in Chinese, she is the author of The Nesbit Code, a mock detective story.

    Ticket Information: free and open to the public

    For more information please contact:
    Jeffrey Beck
    765.361.6346
    beckj@wabash.edu
    Event ID:42410