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Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion – Black and Red Revolution: Dazibao and Woodcuts from 1960s China

November 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Join the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies for a panel discussion and reception to celebrate the launch of our new exhibition of Cultural Revolution-era artworks.

The exhibition will be on display in the CGIS South Building Asia Centers Lounge, 1730 Cambridge Street from November 9 to November 30, 2017.

This is the first time that these dazibao (or “big-character posters”) have been publicly displayed since the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976).

Denise Ho
, Assistant Professor of History, Yale University
Jie Li, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Roderick MacFarquhar, Leroy B. Williams Research Professor of History and Political Science, Emeritus, Harvard University
Julia Murray, Professor of Art History, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Xiaofei Tian, Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University

Moderated by Michael Szonyi, Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Professor of Chinese History, Harvard University

A reception will follow the panel discussion.

Read Director Michael Szonyi’s introduction to the exhibition here. 

Read blog posts by our panelists on dazibao at the Fairbank Center Blog. 

Watch this panel discussion on YouTube:

Listen again to this panel discussion on Soundcloud:

For press inquiries, please contact James Evans at jamesevans@fas.harvard.edu.

媒体查询,请联络费正清中心外联专员詹英俊(James Evans)先生。(电邮:jamesevans@fas.harvard.edu)



November 9, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010)
1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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