Zentrum für Interkulturelle Studien (ZIS) – Sommersemester 2005

Veranstaltungen im Rahmen der Gastprofessur des Zentrums für Interkulturelle Studien
Inhaber: Prof. Zhao Baisheng (University of Peking, China)

Zhao Baisheng is Executive Chair of the Institute of World Literature and Secretary General for the Cross-Cultural Studies at the University of Peking. His Publications include Theory of Auto/Biography (2003). From 24 June to 30 July, Professor Zhao Baisheng will be guest professor of the Center for Intercultural Studies at Mainz. He will be affiliated with the new Department of English and Linguistics (Seminar für Englische Philologie and Institut für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft) and will offer a seminar and a series of lectures.

Cross-Culturalism – Toward a World Literature and Culture
Do 16.15–17.45, Fr 13.15–14.45,
PR 01-612, Bibliothek II (Philosophicum)
Termine: 30.6.; 1.7., 7.7., 8.7., 14.7., 15.7., 21.7., 22.7, 28.7., 29.7.2005

This seminar explores the complex mechanism of the East-West border crossing and its cultural consequences. Such processes and movements as immigration, colonization, Westernization, Marxianization, globalization will be examined to demonstrate the ongoing shaping of a World Literature and Culture. The core texts include fictional works and life writings by Daniel Defoe, T. S. Eliot, Hu Shi, Patrick White, V. S. Naipaul, J. M. Coetzee, Maxine Hong Kingston. A reading list will be distributed in April. Attendance of the following lectures is required for those students who want to obtain a certificate (»Leistungsnachweis«). Number of participants: 20.
Registration: during office hours,
Mo–Do, 9–12 h, R 01-638 (Philosophicum)

Lecture Series
Jeweils freitags 10.15–11.00 Uhr, P 2 (Philosophicum), Beginn: 1. Juli 2005

Reinterpreting the Intercultural Mission of 20th-Century China
Freitag, 1. Juli 2005

Americanizing the Chinese Mind:
A Case Study of Yung Wing and Hu Shi
Freitag, 8. Juli 2005

Why Fa Mu Lan and Kwan Kung?
On the Importance of Violence in Chinese American Literature
Freitag, 15. Juli 2005

Please Quote Das Kapital:
Marxism with Chinese Characteristics
Freitag, 22. Juli 2005

China in Media: East and West
Freitag, 29. Juli 2005

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