Fireworks: The Visual Imagination of Angela Carter on 9th-10th January 2017

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Fireworks: The Visual Imagination of Angela Carter

9th-10th January 2017
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The RWA and Arnolfini present a diverse conference that explores the themes, imagery, context and life of Angela Carter – one of the most important writers of the twentieth century.

We are happy to be able to offer the following tickets below:

  • 1-Day and 2-Day Event Tickets (concessionary tickets also available separately)
  • Dinner and Banquet tickets for both nights (non-refundable deposit)
  • Perfomance tickets for “Pussy” – an adaptation of Angela Carter’s Puss in Boots

About Pin-chia Feng

Pin–chia Feng is Chair Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Research Fellow of the Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica (joint appointment) and adjunct Distinguished Chair Professor of Chung Hua University. Currently she is also the director of NCTU’s Asian American Studies Research Center. Feng was NCTU’s Provost of Academic Affairs, Chair of NCTU’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, President of the Comparative Literature Association of ROC (2005-2008), President of the Association of English and American Literature (2009-2011, 2014-2015), convener of foreign literature discipline of Taiwan’s National Science Council (NSC, now Ministry of Science and Technology; 2010-2013), and a recipient of the 2007, 2010, and 2013 NSC Outstanding Research Award as well as the 2015 Academic Award of the Ministry of Education. Her monograph, Diasporic Representations: Reading Chinese American Women’s Fiction, was awarded Academia Sinica’s Scholarly Monograph Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences (2012). Feng received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1994). She writes on issues of gender, race, and representation in films, graphic narratives, as well as in Asian American, African American and Afro-Caribbean literatures.