图书馆将举办由加拿大麦基尔大学东亚学系中国文学教授方秀洁教授主讲下列公众讲座，欢迎各界参加!Writing and Local Identity: Literary Women of the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Prof. Grace Fong
Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University
Visiting Professor, School of Chinese, The University of Hong Kong
Abstract of the talk
On the southern margins of the Qing empire, Guangdong has been seen as an evolving site of regional culture, education, and commerce, particularly in the Pearl River Delta counties surrounding the provincial capital Guangzhou in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. While anthropologists have uncovered a working-class women’s culture in this region, educated women from the counties of...