On Saturday, April 10th at 9:30 AM EDT Todd Foley, East Asian Studies, and the Department of Compararive Literature will host the fifth installment of Translation through Chinese Literature with Julia Lovell.
Julia Lovell is a professor of modern Chinese history and literature at Birkbeck, University of London. She has authored a number of books, including Maoism: A Global History; The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China; and The Great Wall: China Against the World, 1000 BC - AD 2000. Her numerous translations include major works by writers such as Lu Xun, Eileen Chang, Han Shaogong, Zhu Wen, and Yan Lianke.
Lovell will be discussing the newly released Monkey King: Journey to the West (Penguin, 2021), her abridged translation of Wu Cheng’en’s classic novel.