Mr. Zhang Longhai, Vice President of Minnan Normal University and Adjunct Professor of College of Foreign Languages and Cultures of Xiamen University, invited by School of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Lanzhou University(LZU), will give an academic lecture in LZU for academic exchange. Welcome all the teachers and students who are interested in it.
Speaker: Professor Zhang Longhai
Title: Memory and Cover-up—Appreciation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Works
Time: At 15:00 on September 17th, 2019 (Tuesday)
Place: Lecture Hall on the first floor of Mingdao Building in the eastern district of LZU’s Chengguan Campus
Kazuo Ishiguro, Japanese-British writer and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, depicted a touching scene with his delicate tone and fluent narration. This lecture mainly analyzes how the author utilized memories to intentionally cover up the trauma of history from such perspectives as the memories of childhood, war and the nationality.
About the speaker:
Zhang Longhai, postdoctor in comparative literature of Yale University, serves as Vice President of Minnan Normal University, as well as Adjunct Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of School of Foreign Languages and Cultures of Xiamen University. Additionally, he is a member of National Sub-committee of English Teaching and China National Committee of Translation and Interpreting Education. Apart from Consul of Chinese Consulate General in Bombay, he once acted as Party Secretary and Dean of School of Foreign Languages and Cultures of Xiamen University. He was selected into New Century Excellent Talents Supporting Program of the Ministry of Education. He majors on American literature, Indian Politics and Economy and Indian Literature in English. With over 60 papers, 4 monographs and 2 translations published in domestic and foreign journals, he has undertaken 8 scientific research tasks ranging from national and provincial to horizontal. He has run 4 MOOCs including Advanced College English Course, Appreciation of American Classics from Nobel Prize Winners, Appreciation of Britain’s Classics from Nobel Prize Winners, Appreciation of Global Classics from Nobel Prize Winners, the first two of which are selected as high-quality online courses by Fujian Province.
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