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Third Annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities

Third Annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities

April 13-14, 2012 IEAS Conference Room 2223 Fulton Street, sixth floor University of California, Berkeley

Keynote Speaker: Xiaobing Tang

The conference will bring together keynote speaker Xiaobing Tang and twelve graduate students to present innovative research on modern Chinese cultural production, from early modern to contemporary, in various humanistic disciplines. This year’s presenters take different approaches from economic history to art history, narrative analysis to religious studies and quantitative method.

Presentations take place over the course of two days, beginning 12pm on Friday, April 13, and are open to the public. The keynote speech this year is titled: “On the Legacy of Socialist Visual Experience,” and will take place at 4pm on Friday. Panel topics include ” Circulating Myth and Meaning: Mediation of Socialist and Post-Socialist Culture,” “Planning Art and the Art of Planning: Private Tastes and Public Desires in Republican China,” “Looking at Language: Exploring Changing Forms of Discourse,” and “Narrative Crossings: Recontextualizing Chinese-ness Across Boundaries.”

Evelyn Shih, conference student chair Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley CCS website: http://ieas.berkeley.edu/ccs/ Email: ccs@berkeley.edu

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