• Historicity: Literature Faculty Singapore Seminar

    11 September 2019 (Wed) , 6 PM
    At Saga Common Lounge

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  • Literature Capstone Symposium

    27 April 2019 (Sat) , 9 AM
    At Performance Hall

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  • Literature Capstone Symposium 2018

    21 April 2018 (Sat)

    On April 21, 2018, our students from the Class of 2018 presented their capstone projects at the Literature Capstone Symposium. You can view the photos of the event, taken by Jolene Lum ’19, below.

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  • Literature Capstone Symposium

    11 April 2017 (Tue) , 7:30PM
    At Saga Rector's Commons

    Join the Literature faculty in our very first capstone symposium, to celebrate the completion of our seniors’ capstone projects and to welcome the newly declared lit majors into the family!

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  • Literature and the Cult of Personality: On Goet...

    2 March 2017 (Thu) , 5:00 PM
    At Global Learning Room 1

    Interested in the intersection of German and Anglo-American literature, aesthetics, theology and science? Then this talk is for you! Professor Gregory Maertz will deliver a talk on Goethe’s influence on British and American cultural life, and on how a literary icon can produce a cult of personality, as an exemplar worthy of emulation. Glob...

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  • Bernard Bate (1960-2016)

    11 March 2016 (Fri)

    The literature faculty and students mourn the passing of our cherished teacher, colleague, and friend Barney Bate. Professor Bate was an anthropologist of South India, an expert on the political oratory, social worlds, and linguistic practices of the Tamil people. As such he was a fellow traveler in our study of languages, aesthetics, and poetic...

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  • Lambda Literary Awards finalist

    10 March 2016 (Thu)

    Congratulations to Prof. Petrus Liu, whose book Queer Marxism in Two Chinas (Duke University Press, 2015) was just announced last night as a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Founded in 1989, the Lambda Literary Awards are the most prestigious and glamorous LGBT literary event in the world. The winners will be announced at a red carpet...

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  • Time, Space & Being: On Wong Kar-wai

    10 March 2016 (Thu) , 4:30-6:30 p.m.
    At Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre

    Wong Kar-wai may be considered the most mythical and stylistic Hong Kong film director of all. The lecture will explore how his Hong Kong trilogy, “Days of Being Wild (1991),” “Fallen Angels (1995),” and “In the Mood for Love (2000),” with their unconventional use of camera and visual-audio media, represents the intellectual reaction to Hong...

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