Oceania as Peril and Promise:
Towards a Transpacific Ecopoetics

School of English, The University of Hong Kong
Main Building MB113G
12 May 2011(Thursday), 5pm

*No registration is required.

 

Speaker

Rob Wilson is Professor of transnational/postcolonial literatures at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He taught for many years at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and his many publications include Asia/Pacific as Space of Cultural Production; Global/Local: Cultural Production and the Transnational Imaginary; Inside Out: Literature, Cultural Politics and the New Pacific; and Reimagining the American Pacific: From 'South Pacific' to Bamboo Ridge and Beyond. His study Be Always Converting, Be Always Converted: An American Poetics appeared with Harvard University Press in 2009 and a collection of cultural criticism from Asia/Pacific (co-edited with Christopher Connery), The Worlding Project: Doing Cultural Studies in the Era of Globalization, appeared with New Pacific Press/ North Atlantic Books in 2007. For more information on Professor Wilson see http://www2.ucsc.edu/aparc/rwilson.htm.

 

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