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December 1st, 2014 No comments

Friday, December 5, 3:00-5:00PM in CEAS 319 (1155 E 60th St)
Katherine Alexander (PhD Candidate in EALC, University of Chicago)
“Reading for Women: Chinese Popular Religious Culture and Literature in the Late Qing”

On Friday, December 5, please join us in welcoming Katherine Alexander, who will present a chapter draft from her dissertation The Business of Being Good: Baojuan in Late Qing Jiangnan. Background reading materials and the chapter draft will be available here on Wednesday (please do not circulate or cite the draft).

Light refreshments will be served at this meeting of the workshop, which will be the last meeting of Art and Politics for the fall quarter. We’ll look forward to seeing you there, and please keep an eye on this space for the announcement of the APEA winter schedule.

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November 24th, 2014 No comments
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“Green Seedlings” (Photo courtesy of the China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe)

Monday, December 1, 4:30-6:00PM
Logan Center Seminar Terrace Room, 801 (915 E 60th Street)
Yan Haiping (Chair of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Tsinghua University)
“My Dream: The Intermedial Turn in Contemporary Chinese Performing Arts”

On Monday, December 1, please join APEA and the Theater and Performance Studies Workshop for a discussion of Yan Haiping’s article “My Dream: The Intermedial Turn in Contemporary Chinese Performing Arts.” The article is available here.

Yan Haiping is a former full professor of Critical Studies in the School of Theatre, Film and Television at UCLA and professor of Theatre, Comparative Literature, and East Asian Studies at Cornell University, and has also been a University Professor of Cross-Cultural Studies at Shanghai Jiaotong University and a Fellow at the Cornell Institute for the Study of Economy and Society, Cornell University. She is currently the Chair of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Vice Dean of the College of the Humanities, and Dean of the Tsinghua Institute for World Literatures and Cultures at Tsinghua University.

Please note the special day, time, and location of this meeting. The Theater and Performance Studies Workshop is also hosting a dinner at the Snail following the presentation. To RSVP, please contact Amy Stebbins (amystebbins@uchicago.edu) or Anne Rebull (anner@uchicago.edu) by Saturday evening at 5PM. We look forward to seeing you there!

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October 20th, 2014 No comments
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Wang Renmei, “the wildcat of Shanghai”

Thursday, November 6, 4:30-6:30PM in CEAS 319 (1155 E 60th St)
Richard J. Meyer (President Emeritus, San Francisco Silent Film Festival)
“Politics in the Shanghai Film Industry in Republican China: The Case of Wang Renmei”

On Thursday, November 6, please join us for a presentation by Richard Meyer, author of Ruan Ling-yu: The Goddess of Shanghai and Jin Yan: The Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai. Meyer’s recent work on Wang Renmei “explores her artistic achievements amid the prevalent anti-feminist and feudal society in China prior to the founding of the People’s Republic in 1949,” and shows that “[her] life is emblematic of the experiences of many left-wing and Communist Party members from the Shanghai film community who were viewed with suspicion and enmity by the Yan’an clique headed by Mao and later the Gang of Four” (Columbia University Press).

Please note the special day and time of this presentation. Light refreshments will be served at the workshop.

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Protected: Friday 05/09: Lam Ling Hon, “From Dreamscapes to Theatricality: The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China”

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Protected: Friday, 04/18 Paola Zamperini, “色xting. Narrating Sex in Ming and Qing fiction”

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Protected: 02/13 Fabio Lanza, “Facing Thermidor: Global Maoism at its Ends”

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Protected: Friday 5/31: HyunHee Park, “Women tearing the Screen: Strait of Choson (1943) and Wartime Melodrama”

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Protected: Ling Zhang, “Spacing Sound, Sounding Body: Soundscape in 1920s-1940s Chinese Cinema” 4/19

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