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Dr. Lily Li to present at two prestegious international conferences in 2017!

Dr. Lily Li to present at two prestegious international conferences in 2017!

Dr. Lily Li, Comparative Humanities instructor at EKU, will be presenting panels at two prestigious international conferences this year. 

Her first panel, entitled “Past and Present: Asian Writers Writing Abroad”  has been officially accepted for the AAS (Association for Asian Studies) annual conference to be held in Toronto, Canada, March 16-19, 2017. She is also to present her paper “In Search of the Female Self:  Guo Xiaolu’s Novel A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers”. The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference is the largest Asian Studies conference held in North America with over 3,000 attendees (graduate students to senior university faculty, as well as foundation, museum and library staff a diverse selection of higher-education professionals from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canada, across Asia, Europe, Australia, and all over the world), a book exhibition, and 360 peer-reviewed panel sessions covering the latest research in Asian Studies and important topics.

Dr. Li has also organized the panel (with Dr. Kwok-kan Tam as co-organizer) “Diasporic Chinese Literature, Film, and Art” for the ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) annual conference to be held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017. (The panel has been officially accepted) She is to present her paper  “Allegory, Gender, and Sexuality in Guo Xiaolu’s Transnational Films” in this panel of eight presentations. The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) is the principal learned society in the United States for scholars whose work connects several different literary traditions and cultures or that examines the premises of cross-cultural literary study.


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Published on January 26, 2017

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