Looking at Naturalist Fiction and the I-Novel Transnationally
Christopher Hill is Associate Professor of Japanese Literature in the department of Asian Languages and Cultures. With a background in comparative literature, he writes frequently on literature and intellectual history from a transnational or global perspective. His first book, National History and the World of Nations (Duke University Press, 2009), was on the impact of nationalism on historical writing in late nineteenth-century Japan, France, and the United States. He has just published Figures of the World: The Naturalist Novel and Transnational Form (Northwestern University Press, 2020), on the global history of naturalist fiction. He is currently writing about postwar Japanese writers' responses to the decolonization of Africa and Asia.
Discussant: Christi Merrill, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Associate Professor of South Asian Literature and Postcolonial Theory.
Please register for the Zoom webinar at: https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7XkNE5-uSRSBcB9uuBkggw
The university of Michigan Library has Professor's Hill's book, Figures of the World The Naturalist Novel and Transnational Form, available in E-book format at: https://search.lib.umich.edu/catalog/record/018261248
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|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Event Type:||Livestream / Virtual|
|Tags:||Asia, Japanese Studies, Literature|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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