Writing Back Across the Pacific: Taiwanese American Writer Shawna Yang Ryan

Nov
7
10:00 to 12:00
Digital lecture

This lecture will discuss Taiwanese American writer Shawna Yang Ryan and her literary work Green Island (2016), which centers around the 28 February 1947 Incident. The 2/28 Incident and its bloody follow-up, the White Terror era, have come to acquire the status of the ‘national trauma of Taiwan’ and consequently the foundational metaphor of Taiwanese nativist identity.

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Organizer(s):
Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Stockholm University

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