The Female Lyric “I” of Male Poets in Medieval Galician-Portuguese Cantigas de Amigo
Topic: The Female Lyric “I” of Male Poets in Medieval Galician-Portuguese Cantigas de Amigo
Time & Date: 16:00-17:30. November 8, 2019 (Friday).
Venue: Zhixin 111.
Speaker: Dr. Xingyue (Inez) Zhou. Junior Fellow at the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts,
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
Moderator: Dr. Kuan-yen Liu. The School of Humanities and Social Science, CUHK-Shenzhen.
Dr. Xingyue (Inez) Zhou is currently a Junior Fellow at the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). She obtained her B.A. in English Language and Literature and M.A. in Comparative and World Literature from Peking University, and received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Dr. Zhou specializes in modern poetry and poetics in English and Portuguese, with wider interests in poetry in Romance languages and Sino-Western comparative poetics. With the support of the Gulbenkian Fellowship in Portugal and the Haroldo de Campos Scholarship in Brazil, she has conducted archival research in Lisbon and São Paulo.
Dr. Zhou’s three articles and two book reviews have been published on the prestigious Portuguese journal Colóquio-Letras, the Brazilian poetry journal CIRCULADÔ, and an essay collection published by the renowned Brazilian publisher Perspectiva. Besides, experimenting with poetry translation and translating between Chinese, English, and Portuguese, Dr. Zhou’s translation works have appeared on Brazilian literary journals, with an anthology of young Chinese poets in collaboration with Jabucatiba press to come out soon.