A Tale of Two Nobels: Liu Xiaobo and Mo Yan

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For further information contact Jin Liu: jin.liu@modlangs.gatech.edu

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Full Summary: What is the writer's place in China today?  What should it be? What responsibilities does a writer have to readers?   To the state?  To art?  To moral principle?  China's two recent Nobel Prize winners, Liu Xiaobo for peace, and Mo Yan for literature, offer some contrasting answers.

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What is the writer's place in China today?  What should it be? What responsibilities does a writer have to readers?   To the state?  To art?  To moral principle?  China's two recent Nobel Prize winners, Liu Xiaobo for peace, and Mo Yan for literature, offer some contrasting answers.

Please join Professor Perry Link, Chancellorial Chair for Innovative Teaching Comparative Literature & Foreign Languages, University of California, Riverside for a talk sponsored by The China Research Center and Georgia Tech’s Sam Nunn School, The School of History, Technology and Society, and The School of Modern Languages.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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China, Nobel Prize winner, Perry Link
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  • Created On: Jan 11, 2013 - 8:09am
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