Visiting Prof Presents on Alice Munro and China

Wednesday, October 4

Visiting professor Sophie Xu will present on Alice Munro and China at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in room 1313 of Jamrich Hall. The presentation is part of the English Faculty Research Colloquium. 

Munro is a critically acclaimed author of contemporary Canadian literature who received a Nobel Prize in 2013. Xu’s presentation will illustrate Munro’s “in-betweenness” with several stories from her novels. Xu will compare the similar situation between Canadian women and Chinese women who have been influenced by Confucianism for thousands of years.

Prepared By
Jill Vermeulen
Student Writer