Co-organized by the School of Chinese HKU and
Asia Pacific Taiwan Federation of Industry and Commerce
尋找桃花源 The Search for Peach Blossom Spring
陳若曦 Chen Ruoxi
July 18, 2015 (Saturday), 11:00am to 12:30pm
CPD3.04 Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
Born in Taipei in 1938 and graduated from National Taiwan University, where she and a group of other young writers (including Bai Xianyong and Wang Wenxing) founded the Modern Literature, Chen Ruoxi was known for her realist works. After graduation she gained an MA in the United States, having studied at Mount Holyoke College and Johns Hopkins University. In 1966 she and her husband went to Nanjing and lived there for seven years during the Cultural Revolution. Her work “The Execution of Mayor Yin”, published in HK in 1974, won her instant recognition. On leaving China, she emigrated to Canada and then the United States after staying in HK for a year. She has won several prestigious awards including the National Culture and Arts Foundation Award, the Chung Shan Literature and Art Award, and the Wu San-Lien Literary Award.
All are welcome!