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Performing the Modern: The Politics of Culture and the Arts in Early 20th-Century China (Feb 19-21)

Performing the Modern Symposium- Feb 19-21, 2010

THE THREE DAY SYMPOSIUM (FEB 19-21, 2010) IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Co-sponsored by the Cantor Center for Visual Art, Center for East Asian Studies, History Department, Department of Music, Stanford Institute for the Creativity and the Arts (SiCA), and Department of Art and Art History.

Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates or changes.

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==== FEBRUARY 21, SUNDAY (Dinkelspiel Auditorium) ===

== 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ==
PANEL IV: THE MAKING OF MODERN CHINESE CULTURE: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, WORLDVIEW

Moderator: Thomas Mullaney (Assistant Professor of History, Stanford University)

Chaofen Sun (Professor of Chinese, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University)
"The Making of Standard Chinese"

Ban Wang (William Haas Professor in Chinese Studies, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University)
"Socialist Realism and the Emergent Chinese Revolution"

Haiyan Lee (Assistant Professor East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University)
"The Charisma of Power and Military Sublime in Tiananmen Square"

== 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ==
LUNCH BREAK

== 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ==
PANEL V: EAST-WEST ENCOUNTERS ACROSS FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Moderator: Jean Ma (Assistant Professor of Film Studies, Stanford University)

Weihong Bao (Assistant Professor of Film and Media Culture, Columbia University)
"Plastic Cinema, Flexible Media: Dan Duyu's Amateur Art of Beauty in 1920s China"

William Schaefer (Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Berkeley)
"Montage Landscapes"

Frances Terpak (Curator of Photographs, Getty Research Institute)
"Brush to Shutter: Early Photography in China"

Yingjin Zhang (Professor of Chinese Literature and Film, Comparative Literature, and Cultural Studies, University of California, San Diego)
"From Shakespeare's Drama to Early Chinese Cinema: Authority and Authorship in Literary Translation and Film Adaptation"

== 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. ==
COFFEE / TEA BREAK

== 3:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ==
ARTHORS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: MODERNITY, MEDIA HISTORIOGRAPHY

Moderator: Xiaoneng Yang (Patrick J. J. Maveety Curator of Asian Art, Cantor Center for Visual Art, Stanford University)

Richard Vinograd (Christensen Fund Professor in Asian Art, Stanford University)
"Alternative Historiographies for Modern Chinese Ink Painting: Beyond the Four Masters"

Kuiyi Shen (Professor of Asian Art History, Theory and Criticism University of California, San Diego)
"Ink Painting and Modern Media"

Zaixin Hong (Professor of Chinese Art History, University of Puget Sound)
"From Nationalism to Modernism: The Case of Deng Shi and Huang Binhong in the Early 20th Century China"

Sunday, February 21, 2010 | 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford University

Cantor Arts Center