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Graduate Seminar with Professor Emeritus John Treat
Graduate Seminar with Professor Emeritus John Treat
WhenMonday, May 20, 2019, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Campus locationThomson Hall (THO)
Campus room317
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events, Workshops

Graduate students in all Asian studies fields are invited to attend a seminar and discussion by Professor Emeritus John Treat on Monday, May 20 at 3:30 p.m. in THO 317.   

**Before the seminar, please download and read the three pieces that will be discussed at the seminar, from our department website News section, here.**

John Whittier Treat is Emeritus Professor at Yale University, where he was chair of both the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the LGBT Studies Program.

Treat has also taught at the University of Washington, Berkeley, Stanford, Texas, the University of Oslo, Seoul National University and Ewha Womans University. He is the author of Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb (Chicago, 1995), Great Mirrors Shattered: Homosexuality, Orientalism and Japan (Oxford, 1999) and a novel, The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House (Big Table Publishing Company, 2015). His most recent book, The Rise of Fall of Modern Japanese Literature, was published in 2018 by the University of Chicago Press. Treat is the recipient of both the John Whitney Hall Prize in Japanese studies and the Christopher Hewitt Prize in fiction.

He has published essays on Korean writers Yi Kwang-su, Im Hwa, Yi Sang and Hyŏk-chu, and will soon complete a manuscript on twentieth-century collaboration. Treat is currently an MFA candidate in creative writing at Antioch University Los Angeles, where he is working on a new novel, First Consonants.

Registration not required.

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