ACIAC Seminar “Australian Studies in China”

Two miniature flags leaning out of a small clear stand: an Australian flag and a Chinese flag.Professor Labao Wang, Director of the Australian Studies Centre at Soochow University, PR China, and Vice President of the National Australian Studies Association in China, will share his experience in recording the development of Australian Studies in that country over the last 40 years and reflect on current trends in scholarship.


DATE Monday, 17 July, 2017
TIME 11am – 12pm
VENUE Building EA.G.03, Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture, Western Sydney University Parramatta South Campuslabao wang


A leading expert in Australian Studies, Professor Labao Wang is the author of A History of Australian Literary Criticism (Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2016); Australian Short Fiction in the 1980s: Continuity and Change, Suzhou: Soochow University Press, 2000 (English); The Purest Art: Euro-American Theories of the Short Story as a Literary Genre, Nanjing: Southeast University Press, 2006; and The New Criticism (John Crowe Ransom, Chinese translation with Zhang Zhe), Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Press, 2006; and many journal articles and book chapters.