Sinophone Literature across the Strait–cfp

Call for Papers: Workshop Sinophone Literature across the Strait (China and Taiwan from the 19th Century to the Contemporary Ages)
Dates: November 7th- 8th,  2019
Venue: Roma Tre University, Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Via del Valco di San Paolo 19 (Google Maps)

The workshop addresses PhD students and postdoc research fellows exploring the field of modern and contemporary Sinophone Literature, and intends to promote a positive exchange among scholars. Each participant will introduce his/her research project, which will be followed by a group discussion. By contributing to the global debate on Sinophone Studies, the workshop aims at implementing a transnational and transcultural approach. Within the field of Sinophone Literature, participants’ papers can investigate the following topics:

  • Tradition and modernity
  • Chineseness and otherness
  • Realism and related literary practices
  • Fiction, fantasy and science-fiction
  • Memory, identity and territory
  • Introduction, translation and reception of foreign literary movements and authors

How to apply:

Applicants should fill in the attached form (either in English or Italian), which includes abstract (max. 300 words) and a short biography, before July 15th, 2019. Application should be sent to Renata Vinci ( and Martina Renata Prosperi (

Important dates and deadlines:

  • Abstract and application form: July 15th, 2019
  • Paper (3,000 words approx., including short bibliography): September 30th, 2019 
  • Paper will be distributed to all participants on October 10th, 2019

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