Events & Activities

HUMA Seminar
Dialoguing with Li Er: Creative Writing on Fiction 近距離與李洱對話:談小說創作 (Friday 20 Nov 2015)



Biography :

Li Er, graduated from the Chinese Language and Literature Department of East China Normal University in 1987. He had taught in college for many years, had then been a professional writer at Henan Academy of Literature and concurrently as the deputy editor of the journal “Wilderness”. He is considered to be one of the most important writers following the avant-garde literature of China, and is currently the director of the research department at the National Museum of Chinese Modern Literature. His representative works include novellas as “The Mentor is Dead”, “The Field”, “The Afternoon Poetics”, “Forget”, etc; and novels as “Hua Qiang”, ” A Cherry on A Pomegranate Tree”, etc. “Hua Qiang” was shortlisted in the sixth Mao Dun Literature Prize in 2002, named as China’s Top Ten novels for 30 years (1979-2009) in 2012, and was included in An Anthology of Chinese Literature in the 21st Century in 2014. He has won the third and the fourth “DaJia Literature Prize” (honor), the first “Ding Jun Literature Prize in the 21st century”, the 10th “ZhuangZhongWen Literature Prize “, the first “Chinese Media Literary Books Award”. His works have been translated into German, French, English, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, and other languages.

Mr. LI Er, (李洱)
Contemporary Chinese Writer
November 20, 2015 (Friday)
11:00 am - 12:00 noon
G009B, Cheng Yu Tung Building, HKUST
HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study; School of Humanities and Social Science; Division of Humanities