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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Rockefeller Hall, 429
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.
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