Practices of Reading in the PRC - virtual lecture series hosted by ERC-READCHINA

Dear Colleagues:

The READCHINA project at the University of Freiburg is pleased to invite you to the virtual lecture series PRACTICES OF READING IN THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

The lectures will take place at varying times on Tuesdays, running from Nov. 10, 2020, to Jan. 26, 2021 (with a three-week-long break during the holidays season). All sessions will start with two talks held back to back, followed by a brief statement from the discussant. The floor will then open to all listeners for Q&A via voice and text chat.

Practices of Reading in the PRC - virtual lecture series hosted by ERC-READCHINA

Dear Colleagues:

The READCHINA project at the University of Freiburg is pleased to invite you to the virtual lecture series PRACTICES OF READING IN THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

The lectures will take place at varying times on Tuesdays, running from Nov. 10, 2020, to Jan. 26, 2021 (with a three-week-long break during the holidays season). All sessions will start with two talks held back to back, followed by a brief statement from the discussant. The floor will then open to all listeners for Q&A via voice and text chat.

CFP: Nihil Obstat. Reading and Circulation of Texts After Censorship

Literary scholars, sociologists, and historians have long explored the processes and ideology of censorship as well as the histories of the censors themselves. Pre-publication censorship practices and the institutions of church and state that foster them have dominated the field of study. Fewer efforts have taken texts after the fact of censorship or have detailed their further intellectual, cultural, and social trajectories.

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