Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.
Chinese Internet Research Conference 2012: Lin Zhang
Speaker at 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference. The title of the presentation is "Productive vs. Pathological: Two Faces of Consumer Labor in China’s Online Gaming Industry.”
"Productive vs. Pathological: Two Faces of Consumer Labor in China's Online Gaming Industry"
Lin Zhang received her B.A. in English Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University and her MA in Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. After graduation, she went to the Chinese University of Hong Kong where she was involved in a research project on Asian gaming industry, exploring gaming guild culture and consumer co-creative labor. Her research interest lies at the intersection of online cultural communities and the political economy of digital cultural industries.
This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.