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2019 Gender Studies Workshop: Images, Objects, and Gender in China

April 26, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 5:30 pm

12:45-1 p.m.    Welcoming remarks

First Panel

Moderator:     Catherine Vance Yeh

1-1:30p.m.       Jeehee Hong,  “ ‘Gender’ and Affect in Song Faces”

1:30-2p.m.       Mao Wen-Fang,  “The Object and the Beauty in Painting: the Metaphorical Viewing and Lyrical Interpretations of Portrait Texts in the Modes of ‘San hao三好’ (three good things) and ‘Lang yu li郎與麗’ (gentleman and beauty) of Ming-Qing Times”

2-2:30p.m.       Daisy Yiyou Wang, “Portraying Chinese Women: Gender and Ethnicity in Nineteenth-Century Photography”

2:30-3p.m.       Discussion

3-3:30p.m.       Break

Second Panel

Moderator:     Wai-yee Li

3:30-4p.m.       Man Xu, “ Sedan Chairs, Carriages, and Veils: Women’s Use of Vehicles in the Song Dynasty”

4-4:30p.m.       Judith T. Zeitlin, “Pipa vs Qin: Contesting the Gender of Musical Instruments in Seventeenth-Century China”

4:30-5p.m.       Yulian Wu, “Jade Thumb Ring: Object, Skill, and Manchu Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century China”

5-5:30p.m.       Discussion


April 26, 2019
12:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room
1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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