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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

⺠俗与南洋⼥性的⼼灵之旅:论李忆莙《遗梦之北》/ Folk Beliefs and the Journey of the Souls of Nanyang Women: Discussing Li Yijun’s Yimeng Zhi Bei


Associate Professor Fan Pik Wah (University of Malaya)

Date and Time

November 24, 2022, 2 - 4 pm (MESZ) / 9 - 11 pm (GMT+8)

Venue / Registration

The lecture will take place via Zoom. The meeting link will be sent to you after your registration here.



The Lecture will be held in Chinese. For the Q&A, questions in both English and Chinese are welcome.

Dr. Fan Pik Wah was born in the state of Kedah in Malaysia. Her ancestral home is Zhaoqing, a district of Guangdong province, making her a member of the Hakka dialect group. After graduating from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor and a Master of Arts degree in Chinese Studies, she obtained a PhD from Peking University, China in Chinese Classical Literature. Dr. Fan is associate professor and head of the Department of Chinese Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Science at University of Malaya. Her research areas include classical Chinese literature, Malaysian Chinese literature and culture. She has extensively published on Chinese Shi poetry, Malaysian Chinese literature, and Malaysian Chinese culture.



Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies - Chinese Studies

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