PREMIS 26 April 2023: Karen Cheung

Welcome to PREMIS on Wednesday 26 April, 2023, at 4 pm in Helikon (A202, Arken, Tehtaankatu 2).

The speaker of the day is the author, editor, and journalist Karen Cheung. Her topic is “Towards Obliterature: Writing a Female Text of Hong Kong.

Karen Cheung is a writer from Hong Kong. She is the author of The Impossible City: A Hong Kong Memoir (Random House), which was longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, and named one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post and The Economist. Her essays, reported features, and cultural criticism have been published in the New York TimesForeign PolicyThis American LifeNew StatesmanThe RumpusEvergreen Review, The Offing, and elsewhere. She was formerly a senior reporter at Hong Kong Free Press, and Associate Editor at Asia Art Archive.

All are welcome!

Further information can be found in the abstract.

The seminar can also be attended online at: (Meeting ID: 606 696 6700)