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World Literature and the World of Literature – open lecture

May 16, 2013 - 09:00-12:30

Open lecture with Prof. Howard Goldblatt, University of Notre Dame and Prof. Sylvia Lin, University of Notre Dame. 

As a part of the Ph D course “World Literature and the World of Literature” held by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies of Copenhagen University  on 16-17 May 2013 Prof. Goldblatt and Prof. Lin will hold an open lecture on 16 May 09:00-12:30.
Howard Goldblatt is the translator of 2012 Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan and Sylvia Lin is winner of the Liang Shih-chiu Literary Translation
Prize. Together they translated Chu Tien-wen’s Notes of a Desolate Man which won the 1999 “Translation of the Year” award from the
American Literary Translators Association.
The  speakers are experts on Chinese literature; both have contributed through translation to the western reception of Chinese
literature; and both can speak of how western literature may appear from a foreign perspective, and of how a concept of world literature might be negotiated or contested by various parties whose interests may be political, aesthetic, commercial or academic.
Venue: Copenhagen University, Faculty of Humanities, Karen Blixensvej 4, Building 27, 1st floor, room 49 – 27.1.49
For more information, contact: denise@hum.ku.dk, xcv992@hum.ku.dk or visit the website at: http://ccrs.ku.dk/research/phd/phdevents/phdcoursesccrs/


World Literature and the World of Literature – open lecture


May 16, 2013