1.The Ideology of Efficiency: Emergent Modernity in Graham Swift’s Waterland
主讲人:Evlyn Cobley (professor of English at the University of Victoria)
2.Representing Globalization: Art and Fiction in the Contemporary World
主讲人: Pamela McCallum (professor of English at the University of Calgary)
3.Guoxue Re and the Ambiguity of Chinese Modernity
主讲人: 谢少波(professor of English at the University of Calgary)
Evelyn Cobley is professor of English at the University of Victoria. She is the author of Representing War: Form and Ideology in First World War Narratives, Temptations of Faust: Postmodern Archaeologies of Modernity and the Logic of Fascism, and Modernism and the Culture of Efficiency: Ideology and Fiction. She has also published journal articles on modernism, comparative literature, and Theory. Her main areas of research interest are ideology critique and questions of literary representation.
Pamela McCallum is professor of English at the University of Calgary. Her recent books are Cultural Memories and Imagined Futures: The Art of Jane Ash Poitras (2011) and an edited edition of Raymond Williams’s Modern Tragedy (2006). She was editor of the journal ARIEL from 2001 to 2011. Her research interests are questions of representing history, 20th- and 21st-century British literature
Shaobo Xie(谢少波) is associate professor of English at the University of Calgary. He is Senior Editor of ARIEL. He has published on literary theory, postcolonial studies, cultural studies, globalization, comparative literature, translation, and Chinese modernity. Among his recent works are Cultural Critique and Critical Culture and Thinking Through Postcoloniality (ARIEL 40th anniversary special issue co-edited with Wang Ning).