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2017 Newman Festival Schedule

All listed events are free and open to the public.


THURSDAY, MARCH 2

  • 2 – 4 p. m. Salon on Chinese Literature, in Chinese 纽曼文学奖中文茶话会
    Featuring Newman laureate Wang Anyi, scholars Dai Jinhua, Andrea Lingenfelter, and Ban Wang (Reception 2-2:30pm)
  • Bizzell Memorial Library, Fourth Floor, West

  • 7 – 9 p. m. Poetry reading by Taiwanese poet Ye Mimi and her translator Steve Bradbury
    Featuring His Days Go By the Way Her Years: Poems by Ye Mimi
  • Mainsite Art Gallery, 122 E Main St, Norman, OK



FRIDAY, MARCH 3

  • 1:30 – 2:30 p. m. Opening Ceremony for OU Libraries’ Chinese Literature Translation Archive and Special Collection
  • Bizzell Memorial Library, Fourth Floor, West

3 – 4:30 p.m. Symposia honoring the 2017 Newman Prize laureate, Wang Anyi
Featuring Dai Jinhua (Peking University), Ban Wang (Stanford), Andrea Lingenfelter (U. of San Francisco), and Ping Zhu (OU)
  • Auditorium, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave., Norman, OK

 

2009 symposia honoring the first Newman Prize winner, Mo Yan
2011 symposia honoring the second Newman Prize winner, Han Shaogong
2013 symposia honoring the third Newman Prize winner, Yang Mu
2015 symposia honoring the fourth Newman Prize winner, Chu T'ien-wen
2017 symposia honoring the fifth Newman Prize winner, Wang Anyi