Thursday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 209, JW Marriott
The Political and the Poetic in Modern China: An Uneasy Marriage
A special session. Presiding: Christopher M. Lupke, Washington State Univ., Pullman
1. “Yuan Kejia’s ‘Poetry and Democracy’: A View on Poetry and Modernity in China,” Leihua Weng, Pacific Lutheran Univ.
2. “Poetry as Event: Xu Xiuhua and Contemporary Chinese Poetic Culture,” Dian Li, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson
3. “Whither Hong Kong English Poetry after the Umbrella Revolution?,” Michael Tsang, Univ. of Warwick
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