February 11, 2021

The Chinese Diaspora and the Future of Literary Studies

Nan Z. Da, Elaine Auyoung, and Jane Hu in conversation

Patty Chang, Hand To Mouth. 2000, video still. Courtesy of the artist.

Join n+1 contributor Nan Z. Da in conversation with scholars Elaine Auyoung and Jane Hu for a discussion about Da’s celebrated essay in n+1 Issue 38, “Disambiguation, a Tragedy,” which explores literary criticism and the Chinese diaspora.

The conversation will be held via Zoom; register here.

7 PM
Thursday, February 11
On Zoom

Nan Z. Da teaches literature at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of “Disambiguation, a Tragedy,’’ in n+1 Issue 38.

Elaine Auyoung is an associate professor of English at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of When Fiction Feels Real: Representation and the Reading Mind, published by Oxford in 2018.

Jane Hu is a PhD candidate in English and Film & Media at UC-Berkeley. Her writing has appeared in venues like Textual Practice, Modernism/modernity, Victorian Studies, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Bookforum.