Events

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar featuring Laurence Coderre – The Future Is Now: On Newborn Socialist Things

Speaker: Laurence Coderre, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, New York University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLGKB-fPGXc&t=96s https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/the-future-is-now-on-newborn-socialist-things-with-laurence-coderre?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Read the transcript of the event here. Whereas the contemporary era in China is often depicted in terms of rampant, ideologically vacuous commodification, the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) is typically cast as a time of ubiquitous politics and scarce goods. Indeed, with …

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar featuring Laurence Coderre – The Future Is Now: On Newborn Socialist Things

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar Featuring Pang Laikwan – Economic Sovereignty in Contemporary China: The Biopolitical Subject as Garlic Chive

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zztJsHgONFA https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/economic-sovereignty-in-contemporary-china-with-pang-laikwan?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Speaker: Pang Laikwan, Professor of Cultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong This paper focuses on the wide popularity of the meme and buzzword jiucai, garlic chives, on …

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar Featuring Pang Laikwan – Economic Sovereignty in Contemporary China: The Biopolitical Subject as Garlic Chive

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar Featuring Ma Shaoling — The Stone and the Wireless: Lyrical Media and Bad Models of the Feeling Women

Speaker: Ma Shaoling, Assistant Professor of Humanities, Yale-NUS College Authors often talk about their books via the introduction or the conclusion, and sidestep what lies in the middle. The title …

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar Featuring Ma Shaoling — The Stone and the Wireless: Lyrical Media and Bad Models of the Feeling Women

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar Featuring Michel Hockx — The Shifting Limits of Reform: Literature and Censorship in China since 1979

Speaker: Michel Hockx, Professor of Chinese Literature, University of Notre Dame On July 30, 1979, Deng Xiaoping addressed the fourth national conference of Chinese writers and artists. Towards the end …

Modern Chinese Humanities Seminar Featuring Michel Hockx — The Shifting Limits of Reform: Literature and Censorship in China since 1979