Friday, December 7
19 University Place, room 222
Please join us for the December installment of the NYU Comparative Literature Colloquium Series featuring two PhD candidates from our department.
Bilal Hashmi – “Naturalism Redux”
This paper will offer a reading of Les Bas Fonds (1936; The Lower Depths), Jean Renoir’s Popular Front-era film adaptation of Maxim Gorky’s play Na dne (1902; At the Bottom), as an exemplary product of the interwar traffic in aesthetic modes.
Liang-Hua Yu – “Locked in the Present: Time Travel Romance, Neoliberal Governance and the Rise of a Digital Sinosphere”
Light reception to follow.