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賀小本

上次登入時間: 2017年10月28日
會員資料
中文姓名
賀小本
英文姓名
Benjamin J. Heal
職稱
Assistant Professor
學校 / 機構
National Chung Cheng University
專長領域
American Literature
學術著作

“Reconstructing Authorship in William S. Burroughs’ Red Night Trilogy and Paul Bowles’ Translations of Moroccan Storytellers.” in Purdue University Press journal CLCweb: Comparative Literature and Culture (EBSN special issue, edited by Professor Oliver Harris, forthcoming).

“China and The Beats: Cross Cultural Impact and Legacy” in the Routledge Handbook of International Beat Literature (edited by A. Robert Lee, accepted).

“Yellow Peril, Drug Hysteria and Mexico: Understanding Paul Bowles and William S. Burroughs’ Representations of the Chinese and the Origins of an Anti-Imperialist Proto-Beat Identity” in Duke University Press journal Twentieth Century Literature (forthcoming).

“American Existentialism and Surrealism in Paul Bowles’ “The Scorpion” and “By the Water,” and Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs’ And the Hippos were Boiled in their Tanks” in the collection Paul Bowles - The New Generation, Do You Bowles? (Rodopi, 2014).

REVIEWS

The Green Ghost (2016), Chad Weidner, European Beat Studies Network, https://ebsn.eu/scholarship/ebsn-reviews/great-burroughs-is-a-liberal-now-chad-weidner-the-green-ghost-review-by-benjamin-j-heal/

The Journal of Beat Studies, European Beat Studies website (forthcoming).

Ambiguous Borderlands: Shadow Imagery In Cold War American Culture (2016), Erik Mortenson, Science Fiction Film & Television (forthcoming).

Serial Fu Manchu: The Chinese Supervillain and the Spread of Yellow Peril Ideology (2013), Ruth Mayer, Asian Ethnicities, September 2015, DOI:10.1080/14631369.2015.1090377

Yellow Peril!: An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear (2013), Tchen, John Kuo Wei and Yeats, Dylan, eds., Irish Times, 16 August 2013

學術活動

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

British Association of American Studies

European Beat Studies Network (webmaster, membership officer and elected member of executive board)

European Network for Comparative Literary Studies

Irish Association of American Studies

Modern Languages Association

The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies


CONFERENCE PAPERS

“The Missing Original: Paul Bowles’ Translations of Mohammed Mrabet’s Stories” Paris Interzone: European Beat Studies Network Sixth Annual Conference, University of Chicago in Paris, September 2017.

“The Missing Original: Paul Bowles’ Translations of Moroccan Storytellers” Forgotten Books and Cultural Memory, Taipei Tech Department of English, Taiwan, May 2016.

‘“No glot…C’lom Fliday” Understanding William S. Burroughs’ Representations of the Chinese and the Origins of an Anti-Imperialist Proto-Beat Identity’, 4th Annual Meeting of the European Beat Studies Network, Université libre de Bruxelles, October 2015.

‘“What Matter Who’s Speaking?” Authorship Experimentation in Paul Bowles’ Translations of Moroccan Storytellers and William Burroughs’ Cities of the Red Night’, European Beat Studies Network Third Annual Conference, Hotel Chellah, Tangier, Morocco, November 2014.

“Weaponizing Noise: William S. Burroughs’ Tape Experiments”, 1913/The Art of Noises/2013, University College Cork, Ireland, December 2013.

“Noir Themes in William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac’s And the Hippos were Boiled in their Tanks and Paul Bowles’ Early Fiction”, European Beat Studies Network Inaugural Conference, Roosevelt Study Centre, Middelburg, The Netherlands, September 2012.

“Interzone Identity: Representations of Americanness and Otherness in Naked Lunch and The Sheltering Sky”, A Self-Conscious Voice: An Exploration of Expatriation and Literature, University of Bristol, UK, May 2011.

“Transatlantic Cultural Dialogue in Paul Bowles’ Early Short Fiction and Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs’ And the Hippos were Boiled in their Tanks”, Do You Bowles? Paul Bowles Centennial International Conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal October 2010.

RESEARCH SEMINARS AND PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

University College Cork, School of Asian Studies, November 2015

Guest Lecture for Fourth Year Undergraduates: “Literature of the Sinosphere: Transnational Exchanges.”

University of Jinan, School of Foreign Languages, May 2015

Guest Lecture: “There’s no drag like U.S. drag’: The Influence of Existentialism on the Early Work of Paul Bowles and William S. Burroughs (1938-1953).”

University of Jinan, C.D. Café, June 2015
Public Lecture: “A Brief Introduction to the UK: Culture, Culture, Culture.”

University of Limerick, American Studies Seminar Series, February 2015

Guest Lecture: “There’s no drag like U.S. drag’: The Influence of Existentialism on the Early Work of Paul Bowles and William S. Burroughs (1938-1953).”

Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, February 2015
Introduction to “William S. Burroughs – The Films”, a screening of William Burroughs’ film collaborations.

University College Cork, School of Asian Studies, November 2014

Guest Lecture for Fourth Year Undergraduates: “Sinosphere and the West: The Chinese Diaspora and Yellow Perilism.”

National Taiwan Normal University, August 2014

Presentation to English Literature postgraduate students about studying in the UK and my PhD thesis.

Cube Microplex, Bristol, September 2009

Organiser of multi-platform event at as part of the Nakedlunch@50 worldwide celebration, featuring keynote by Professor Oliver Harris of Keele University.

Introductions to William Burroughs and Anthony Balch’s films Towers Open Fire (1963) and The Cut-Ups (1967), and the first UK screening of Lars Movin and Steen Møller Rasmussen’s Words of Advice: William S. Burroughs on the Road (2007).

學術榮譽

AWARDS
Harry Ransom Center Humanities Research Fellowship 2014-2015, University of Texas at Austin: approx. £1034.

Faculty Top-up Fund 2012-2013, University of Kent: £500.

PHD: University of Kent, October 2009 – December 2015

“Transatlantic Crosscurrents: European Influences and Dissent in the Works of Paul Bowles and William S. Burroughs (1938-1992).” Supervised by Professor David Ayers and Professor David Herd.

Master of Arts: University of Hertfordshire, October 2002 – July 2004

Course: Theory, Text, Difference (Literary Studies).

MA Dissertation: “Novel or Anti-Novel? An Examination of Narrative Strategies in William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch.”

Award Gained: MA with commendation.

常開課程

National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan, Department of Foreign Languages & Literature, from August 2017
Postgraduates: "Postcolonial Literature". 
First-year undergraduates: "Western Literature". 

University of Hertfordshire, School of Humanities, January – June 2017

Second-year undergraduates: “Postcolonial Cultures: Texts and Contexts”

University of Hertfordshire, School of Humanities, September 2016 – January 2017

First-year undergraduates: “Writing and Revolution: Literature from the Romantics to the Victorians”

University of Jinan, School of International Education and Exchange, March – June 2015

First- and second-year undergraduates: “Introduction to English Literature.”

University of Hertfordshire, School of Humanities, January – May 2011

First-year undergraduates: “Introduction to Literature: The Fin de Siècle.”