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: Marcella Szablewicz
Speaker at 10th Annual Chinese Internet Research Conference. The title of the presentation is “Patriotic Leisure: E-Sports, Government Policy & National Image.”
Ph.D. cadidate, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
“Patriotic Leisure: E-Sports, Government Policy & National Image.”
Marcella Szablewicz is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication & Media at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and she holds an MA in East Asian Studies from Duke University. Marcella’s research focuses on the politics of digital gaming in urban China. In July, she will join MIT’s Department of Comparative Media Studies as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow.
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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.
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