Words Over Borders

Words Over Borders

Event Schedule

9:00 - 9:25 a.m.
"Love for the Absolute: Poetic Tradition and Transgression in Early Modern Korea"
Jinhee Kim(Yonsei University, South Korea)

9:25 - 9:50 a.m.
"Potentiality of Literary Experience: The Role of the Fictional Past in Medieval Japan"
Mariko Naito(The University of Tokyo, Japan)

9:50 - 10:10 a.m.
Discussant: Sehyoung Cho(The University of Seoul, South Korea)

10:10 - 10:20 a.m.
Intermission

10:20 - 10:45 a.m.
"Is Li Bai a Romanticist? Understanding an Old Poet through a New Concept" Ning Liu(Beijing Normal University, China)

10:45 - 11:10 a.m.
"Strings that Bind: Cross-Influences in the Literatures of Southeast Asia"
Muhammad Salleh(Science University of Malaysia, Malaysia)

11:10am - 11:30 a.m.
Discussant: Stephen Owen (Harvard University, U.S.)
Chair: Xiaofei Tian (Harvard University, U.S.)

11:30 - 12:00 a.m.
Open Discussion