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ANU China Seminar Series

Struggling for Words in Mao's China: Political Campaign and Literary Exchange in the Hundred Flowers Campaign, 1956-1957

Dayton Lekner

4:00pm - 5:30pm
26 Oct 2017
Seminar Room A, China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU

Hundred Flowers Campaign

Further details about this seminar will be circulated in due course.

About the Speaker

Dayton Lekner is a graduate student at the University of Melbourne. His research focuses on the relationship between literature and politics in the 1950s and 1960s People's Republic of China. His research argues for the importance of literary exchange and literary networks in political campaigns of the 1950s and 1960s People's Republic of China.

After the Seminar

All attendees are invited to join us in the CIW Tea House for informal discussion with the guest speaker after the seminar. With the consent of speakers, seminars are recorded and made publicly available through the Seminar Series’ website to build an archive of research on the Sinophone world.
The ANU China Seminar Series is supported by the China Institute, the Research School of Asia and the Pacific, and the Australian Centre on China in the World at The Australian National University.

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