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Professor Matthew Johnson, 10/20 (Thursday) Mass Culture in Maoist China: Archival Perspectives and Methodological Challenges.

Transregional Histories Workshop and Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop present: “Mass Culture in Maoist China: Archival Perspectives and Methodological Challenges.” Matthew Johnson Assistant Professor of History, Grinnell College Oct. 20 (Thursday) 4:00-6:00 p.m. John Hope Franklin Room (SS224) *Note the change in date, time, and location from APEA’s normal meeting time and place* […]

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Tuesday October 12th- Professor Chen Yongchao

the Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents Chen Yongchao 陈泳超 Assistant Professor, Chinese Literature Department Peking University 北京大学中文系民间文学教研室副教授 The Folksongs of Rural China Through 60 Years of Intellectual Transformation 一个民歌乡在国家思潮变动中走过的60年 Tuesday, October 12th 3:00-5:00pm Judd 313 5835 S. Kimbark Ave. Chicago, IL 60637 A lecture and discussion on the historical relationship between folksong and […]

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May 28th, Xiao Tie: Inside of the Crowd: Inquiring Qunzhong in Republican China

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents  Inside of the Crowd: Inquiring Qunzhong in Republican China  Tie Xiao Ph.D. Candidate East Asian Languages and Civilizations University of Chicago Saul Thomas, Respondent (PhD Candidate, Anthropology/History, University of Chicago) May 28th (Friday)  3:00-5:00 p.m. Judd Hall 313 5835 South Kimbark Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 ABSTRACT:  My […]

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May 26 Talk by Professor Wu Hung

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents:   Inventing a “Chinese” Portrait Style in Early Photography: The Case of Milton Miller (active 1850s-1860s)   Wu Hung Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor Art History and EALC University of Chicago   Wednesday, May 26, 4.30-6.30 pm CWAC 152 Cochrane-Woods Art Center 5540 South Greenwood Avenue […]

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(May 7th)Presentation by Chunchun Ting: Social Movement, Art, and the Contestation of Urban Space

Art and Politics of East Asia Presents: Social Movement, Art, and the Contestation of Urban Space – Rethinking Hong Kong’s Capitalism and Postcoloniality (Please click here to read the paper) Chunchun Ting (PhD Candidate, East Asia Languages and Civilizations) May 7 (Friday) 3:00-5:00 p.m. Judd Hall 313 5835 South Kimbark Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 Abstract: […]

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March 5: Disorder: Screening and Discussion with Chinese Filmmaker Huang Weikai

(Disorder/現在是過去的未來, Huang Weikai, China, 58 min, DVD, 2009) 2009 Young Jury Special mention Award of Cinéma du Réel, France Friday, March 5th, 2010, 3:00pm CWAC 157 Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave, Chicago “At times the news is more dramatic than the movie.” This is the theme and intent of Disorder. A mysterious and […]

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Feb.19 Presentation by Ling Zhang “Revolutionary Aestheticism and Excess”

Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop presents: Revolutionary Aestheticism and Excess: Transformation of the Idealized Female Body in The Red Lantern on Stage and Screen (Please click here to read the paper) Ling Zhang (PhD Student, Cinema and Media Studies) With a response offered by Max Bohnencamp (PhD Candidate, EALC) February 19 (Friday) 3:00-5:00 […]

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SPECIAL APEA Workshop: Mock Job Talk this Tuesday

  Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop Presents:   A Revolutionary Women’s Culture: Re-writing Femininity and Women’s Experience in China, 1926-1949     A Mock Job Talk by Anup Grewal Ph.D candidate, EALC     *PLEASE NOTE THE UNUSUAL TIME AND LOCATION   Tuesday, November 24 3:30-5:30 p.m.    HM 103 (William Rainey Harper Memorial […]

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October 23rd presentation: “Iconoclasm in Self-Expression: Narratives of Love and Guilt”

The Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop is pleased to present: “Iconoclasm in Self-Expression: Narratives of Love and Guilt” (the third chapter from her dissertation, “Forbidden Enlightenment: Self-Articulation and Self-Accusation in the Works of Yu Dafu (1896-1945).”) Valerie Levan Ph.D.  Candidate  Department of Comparative Literature with a response by Scott Mehl (Ph.D student, Department of […]

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Writing Ethnicity in Contemporary China October 12 (Monday)

The Art and Politics of East Asia Workshop invites you to attend:   Writing Ethnicity in Contemporary China: A Conversation with Six Writers We are going to discuss issues such as how these writers bring their own ethnic background into their writing in Chinese, how they deal with the relationship between artistic creation and politics […]

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