Tag Archives: Haun Saussy

Archive of the Now

I first attended the annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association a decade ago. It was a small affair gathering together a few hundred people on the somewhat desolate outskirts of Ann Arbor. In stark contrast, the ACLA’s latest … Continue reading

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Sinophone or Chinese?

I’ve been thinking about the term “Sinophone” lately for a couple of reasons. For one, over on Printculture Haun Saussy has recently posted on the dangers of assuming analogous relations among the various “-phones.” His target is the difference between … Continue reading

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Yang Lian and John Cayley’s Iterations

The long poem “Dahai tingzhi zhi chu” 大海停止之处 by Yang Lian 杨炼 and its transformation into the collaborative digital and performance piece Where the Sea Stands Still illustrate an iterative response to digital technologies and globalization. The iterative structure of … Continue reading

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A Common Strangeness Released

A Common Strangeness has finally been released. Extracts from the book can be read on Google Books here. The book is available for purchase here. You can like the book here. A Common Strangeness is published by Fordham University Press … Continue reading

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