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Chinese Theater Reinvents Western Classics

Join artist-scholar Faye Chunfang Fei as she shares her experience reinventing plays by Shakespeare, Ibsen and Strindberg in Chinese traditional theatre. Video clips of professional productions will be shown.

February 11, 2019 4:00pm

Faye Chunfang Fei is Professor of English & Drama at East China Normal University. Among her numerous publications, Chinese Theories of Theatre and Performance from Confucius to the Present(University of Michigan Press) was awarded a NEH (US) and is widely used and cited by scholars around the world. A professionally produced playwright, Fei’s most recent works are internationally acclaimed reinventions of Shakespeare, Ibsen and Strindberg in the style of Chinese traditional theater.

Presented by the UO Confucius Institute for Global China Studies and cosponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and the Asian Studies Program.




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