This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
East Asian Cinema Series--"Let the Wind Carry Me"
Duke University presents the screening of "Let the Wind Carry Me."
Film Screening--"Let the Wind Carry Me" (Chiang Hsiu-chiung & Kwan Pun Leung, 2009, 86 min, Mandarin with English subtitles, Color, DVD) -- A documentary portrait of the prolific cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bin, the creative eye behind such masterpieces as Wong Kar-wai's "In the Mood for Love", Hou Hsiao-hsien's "Three Times", Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Air Doll" and Tran Anh Hung's "The Vertical Ray of the Sun". The film was shot over the course of three years in Hong Kong, Japan, Europe and his native Taiwan, capturing his obsessive work process and his philosophies of light and shadow.
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
Join us for a discussion with Mike Chinoy on his new book that expands on USCI's Assignment: China series.
Join us for Aynne Kokas's discussion of the global battle for control over and use of the personal and institutional data we create every day.