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AASP and A3C Wednesday Lunch Series featuring Brett de Bary

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Rockefeller Hall, 429
Central Campus

Brett de Bary is Professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature at Cornell University. Her research and publication include work on Japanese modern literature and film; critical, post-colonial, and feminist theory in Japan; and Translation Studies.  She is writing a book on translation as practice and theory in the works of Tawada Yōko, Lee Chonghwa, and others, who write “between Japan and elsewhere.”  Most recently, she has co-edited and co-translated with Rebecca Jennison Lee Chonghwa’s Still Hear the Wound (Cornell East Asia Series, 2015), a series of essays on contemporary artists working with memory and the legacies of colonialism.

About the Wednesday Lunch Series

Come join us for our monthly Wednesday Lunch Series, featuring Cornell faculty and staff guest speakers. Enjoy a catered lunch in an informal setting, where you can learn more about the speaker’s work or research, how they ended up doing what they are doing, current issues in higher education, or even their thoughts on living in Ithaca. Free and open to all!

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Asian American Studies Program, Asian & Asian American Center



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Alexis Boyce

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Brett de Bary

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