Conversation on Julia Caterina Hartley's Reading Dante and Proust by Analogy and Xiaofan Amy Lin's Comparative Encounters between Artaud, Michaux and the Zhuangzi: Rationality, Cosmology and Ethics.
Bio: Dr Xiaofan Amy Li is Lecturer in Comparative Cultural Studies at University College London. Prior to joining UCL, Amy was Junior Research Fellow in Comparative Literature & Translation at St Anne's College, Oxford, and then Lecturer in Comparative Literature at the University of Kent. Amy's research spans comparisons and literary exchanges between France, China, and East Asia broadly speaking. Her publications include the monograph Comparative Encounters between Artaud, Michaux and the Zhuangzi (Legenda, 2015), and a co-authored book entitled Translation and Literature in East Asia: Between visibility and invisibility (Routledge, 2019).