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Chinese Culture on a Global Stage


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Saturday, October 24th


Chinese Culture on a Global Stage

A symposium in honor of Wendy Larson


Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
1:00 – 4:30 pm

 

 

Symposium Program

1:00 pm
Welcome Remarks
Bryna Goodman, Professor of Chinese History, University of Oregon

1:10 pm
“The Obscure Face of Modernity in Early 20th-Century Chinese Literature,” Theodore Huters, Professor Emeritus, Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

1:45 pm 
Filial Piety in Motion: From Mother Love to Spiritual Love in Modernizing China,” Maram Epstein, Associate Professor of Chinese Literature, East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon

2:20 pm 
“The Measure of Mind: Interiority and Internationalism in Wendy Larson’s Work,” Roy Chan, Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature, East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon

2:55-3:05 pm
Coffee Break

3:05 pm 
“‘The Women’s Voice’: The Chinese Independent Feminist Movement,” Rui Shen, Associate Professor of Chinese and Director of the Chinese Studies Program, Morehouse College

3:40 pm 
“Tak tahu cakap, Ah! Awak apa bangsa? Cina, bukan? [Can’t you speak, Ah! What ethnicity are you? Chinese, no? ]: Representing the Sinophone Truly in Tsai Ming-liang’s I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone (黑眼圈)  Pheng Cheah,Chair of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies; Professor of Rhetoric, UC Berkeley

4:15 pm
Closing Remarks
Steve Durrant, Professor Emeritus of Chinese Literature, East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Oregon

This event is presented by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and is cosponsored by the Asian Studies Program, the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, the National Resource Center for East Asian Studies, and the UO Confucius Institute for Global China Studies.  For more information, please call 541-346-1521.