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Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference In Modern Chinese Humanities

FRIDAY, APRIL 17
2:30 - 4:30PM | Negotiating Boundaries and Life on the Margins
Matthew Berry, University of California, Berkeley, "Creating National Memories of Sacrifice: A Critical Evaluation of A History of Vietnam’s Martyrs"
Wenyuan Shao, Ohio State University, "Writing Proverbs for Life: Resilience of Indigenous Resource in Aku Wuwu’s Micro-blog Series "Fragmental Thoughts on Labu Ezhuo"
Sarah Veeck, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Money, Merit, and Chinese Values: Economic Rationalities and Buddhist Charity in Xiamen, Fujian"
Kankan Xie, University of California, Berkeley, "Ambivalent Fatherland: the Chinese National Salvation Movement in Malaya and Java, 1937-1941"
Discussants:
Caleb Ford, University of California, Berkeley
Thomas Mullaney, Stanford University

4:45 - 6:00 | Keynote
Theodore Huters, Research Centre for Translation, CUHK "A Whole Month of Hesitation": Further Thoughts on Yan Fu and His Translations"

SATURDAY, APRIL 18
9:00 - 11:00AM | Performing Politics on Stage and Screen
Meili Inouye, Stanford University, "Naturalizing National Unity through History, Policy, and Discourse in Cao Yu’s The Consort of Peace (1966)"
Jiacheng Liu, Carnegie Mellon University, "Beijing’s New Actresses and the Early Republican Morality: Patrons, Police and Press and Women’s Negotiation of Public and Private"
Anne Rebull, University of Chicago, "Writing Performance: Shanghai Traditional Theater Criticism at Liberation"
Chenshu Zhou, Stanford University, "The Chatty Film Projectionists and the Art of Showing Films in the Mao Era"
Discussant:
Alexander Cook, University of California, Berkeley
Hangping Xu, Stanford University
11:15 - 12:30 | Alumni Keynote
Kristina Kleutghen, Assistant Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis, "Imports and Imitations: Collecting Japanese Exotica at the High Qing Court"
1:30 - 3:00 | Detritus and the Modern City
Cara Healey, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Echoes of May Fourth Literature in Chinese Cyberpunk"
Jeremy Tai, University of California, Santa Cruz, "Streets of Sin: Famine, Fashion, and Fascism in 1930s Xi’an"
Shunyuan Zhang, Emory University, "Debris and Desire: Negotiating Erotic Spaces in Kunming, China"
Discussants:
Koji Hirata, Stanford University
Andrew Jones, University of California, Berkeley
3:15 - 4:45 | Historicizing Pain and the Gendered Experience
Daniela Licandro, University of Chicago, "Instantiations of Jiantao: Yang Mo’s Diaries (1945-1982)"
Stephanie Montgomery, University of California, Santa Cruz, "Gender, Criminality, and the Prison in China, 1928-1953"
Luwei Yang, Washington University in St. Louis, "Painless and enjoyable childbirth: the campaign of Psycho-prophylactic method of delivery in 1950s China"
Discussants:
Laurence Coderre, University of California, Berkeley
Haiyan Lee, Stanford University

Details

When:

Friday, April 17, 2015. 02:30 PM

Where:

Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Sponsor:

Center for East Asian Studies; UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies

Contact:

723-3363
romanoff@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free and open to the public. 
RSVP Requested