Call for HRC Launch Event Seminar Fellows

Duke Kunshan University will formally launch its Humanities Research Center on September 14-15, 2018, featuring two days of lectures, discussions, and arts events on The Future of the Humanities.

The launch event features keynote speeches, roundtable discussions and seminar meetings with four distinguished visitors:

  • Ding Naifei, leading scholar of feminist studies, queer theory, and Chinese culture and literature.
  • Ranjana Khanna, international literary critic and theorist renowned for her work on psychoanalysis and postcolonial literature.
  • Jeffrey Wasserstrom, renowned historian of modern China.
  • Yan Lianke, one of contemporary China’s foremost novelists.

A select number of DKU students will be invited to participate in a one-hour seminar with one of the four distinguished visitors. Continue reading “Call for HRC Launch Event Seminar Fellows”

Report on the Workshop on Translation and Sustainability

Translation and Sustainability, the inaugural workshop of the Humanities Research Center took place on June 8-9, 2018 at Duke Kunshan University. The workshop brought together twelve international scholars working on issues related to translation and sustainability, with Greater Global China as the paradigm.

The two-day schedule consisted of a series of presentations and discussions of working papers, with the view of producing an edited collection of papers that would have an important impact in this interdisciplinary field. Continue reading “Report on the Workshop on Translation and Sustainability”