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Symposia
3-5 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2009

Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm Avenue, Norman, Oklahoma

3-4 p.m. – Roundtable on the Newman Laureate

  • Haiyan Lee, Assistant Professor of Asian Languages, Stanford University, “Mo Yan and Modern Chinese Literature”

  • Liu Hongtao, Associate Dean, College of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University, "Mo Yan's Novel in the Chinese Tradition of Native Literature"
  • Howard Goldblatt, Research Professor of Chinese, Notre Dame University, “Mo Yan's Novels Are Wearing Me Out
  • Alexander Huang, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University, “Doing Anything for a Laugh? Mo Yan and Literary Humor”

4:15-5 p.m. – Keynote Address by Mo Yan
     The 2009 Newman laureate reads from his work and answers questions

This event is free and open to the public