Jun 25 2020


10:00 am


Department of Comparative Literature

Department of Comparative Literature

Protests and Pandemics: Karen Cheung and Daniel Elam in Conversation


Date: Thursday 25 June 2020
Time: 10 AM (GMT +8)
Speaker: Daniel Elam, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, Hong Kong
Please register at https://forms.gle/ydXAQaaRr65xvCaC7 for Zoom Meeting ID


Karen Cheung and Daniel Elam will discuss their reflections on the ongoing Hong Kong protests, both on the ground as well as part of a long tradition of anticolonial activism.

J Daniel Elam is an assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong. His book, World Literature for the Wretched of the Earth, will be out later this year.

Karen Cheung is a writer, journalist, and editor in Hong Kong. She has written for New Statesman, Foreign Policy, the New York Times, and other publications. She’s currently working on a nonfiction book about Hong Kong.

Please register at the link above. The Zoom link will be sent to you a day before the event.

For enquiries, please contact Christine Vicera at viceracn@hku.hk

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