In conjunction with the exhibition Chinese Ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), a series of programs and workshops will be offered from February through July at the Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles Library, and Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library.
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Andrew Kipnis, professor of anthropology in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University.
This panel discussion with Lydia Liu and Rebecca Karl, co-authors and co-translators, will focus on their book, The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory, a volume of English translation of writings by possibly the first Chinese feminist author He-Yin Zhen (1884-1920?) on issues of gender in relation to imperialism, capitalism, and patriarchy.
Discussing her newly published book with latest information, Professor Su examines the intertwining relationships among the Chinese state, global Hollywood, and the Chinese film industry.
The University of Michigan International Institute presents a lecture by Griet Vankeerberghen, Associate Professor, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University.
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Ian Johnson, a Pulitzer-Prize winning writer focusing on society, religion, and history.
This talk will cover the evolution of the image of female stars from the 1920s to the early 1950s as reflected in their representation as "cover girls" from the 1920s (and the birth of Chinese movie "goddesses") to their makeover after the Communist victory in 1949. The talk will include many slides of images from the Fonoroff Collection, now held at the C.V. Starr East Asian Library.
The University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China presents a talk with Minxin Pei, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College.