Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Sun Wei at UCC

School of Asian Studies, A Public Lecture

“My Portrait of Our Time”, by Sun Wei

20th Oct, 1pm, ORahilly Building 255

All welcome

Sun Wei, a renowned Chinese novelist who has published a number of novels and short stories in China, is currently a writer in residence in Cork. She is distinct from other professional writers in her unique understanding and insight into China’s social and economic transformation through her previous professional experience of working in the media.

In this talk, Su Wei will give an overview of her novels, each of which represents a specific period of China’s recent social and economical transformation.

Part one: 1970s-1980s, the 1970s generation as the last idealists
Part two: 1980s-1990s, social mentality in the business society
Part three: 1990s-21st century, utilitarianism VS spiritual needs
Part four: reflections of a writer and intellectual


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