Vietnamese Literature, Politics and Propaganda
Date & Time
Wed & Thu
15th – 16th June 2022
Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Art, Palacky University Olomouc, tř. Svobody 686/26, Olomouc, Room n. 2.44 (Korea corner)
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If we look at Vietnamese modernizing and revolutionary discourses, we see ideological disputes that have been, and still are, waged in editorials, newspaper articles, short stories, and novels. Also, bibliographies, official historical documents, and political pamphlets are used to create new political and ethical visions. Many of us analyze these materials to see how political thought has changed over time, how political idols were modeled, or how public opinion and the willingness to sacrifice one’s life for a revolution, for freedom, or for social justice has been shaped. But it seems that many of us focus on narrowly defined areas of research and fields of study that deserve to be put together.
Thus, to promote the research of participants, we are organizing this workshop to help us not only to better understand the nature, sources, patterns, and consequences of political propaganda in Vietnamese literature, but also improve the theoretical and methodological frameworks of our work.
Keith Weller Taylor
Hoàng Văn Chung
Trần Thị Phương Anh
Le Hong Hiep