“Why Mainstream” Lecture And Forum Series (4)Workshop丨Aura and Wreckage: Rereading and Rewriting of Literary Classics
Workshop丨Aura and Wreckage: Rereading and Rewriting of Literary Classics
Lecturers: Dai Jinhua, Sun Bai, Teng Wei, Zhao Rourou
The workshop invites several literature researchers to share their observation on the adaption of literary classics from the 19th Century. Together with the workshop participants, they will walk through a diversity of adaption, such as film, teleplay, theatre, anime and Fan Art, discussing the social, cultural and aesthetic significance of the world art/classics today.
Dai Jinhua, lives and works in Beijing. She is Distinguished Professor of Humanities, Peking University, Director of the Film and Culture Research Centre of Peking University.
Sun Bai, Ph.D of Comparative Literature, Peking University, is currently an associate professor at the School of Liberal Arts, Renmin University of China. His main research areas are: Drama and Film Studies, Cultural Studies. The monographs he has published include: The Resurrection of The Clowns - Reassessment of the Value of Western Drama Culture (Shanghai: Xuelin Press, 2002), A Ferry Scene: From Literature to Film (Beijing: China Film Press, 2012) , The Chronicle of Cinematic Hamlet (co-authored with Professor Dai Jinhua, Shanghai People's Publishing House, 2014). As a member of the Beijing Liuhuo Tent Theatre, he is also engaged in the practice of theatre art.
Teng Wei, Ph.D of Comparative Literature, Peking University, is currently a professor at the School of Literature, South China Normal University, director of the Center for Contemporary Cultural Studies of South China Normal University, and the Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar of 2013-2014. Her main research areas are: Hispanic Literature and Culture, Latin American Studies, Translation History, and Cultural studies. In addition to teaching and research, she actively engaged in humanistic elementary education, and is the co-founder of Magichanging Academy.
Dr. Zhao Rourou, graduated from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Peking University, majoring in comparative literature and world literature. She teaches at the Minzu University of China. Her research focuses on cultural studies, English and American novel studies, and minority literature studies. She has published two translated works Guy Debord (translated with Cui Xiaohong), Rhetoric of Morality and Philosophy (translated with Li Songrui).