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4th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities


Full Event Schedule
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Panel II Overlooked Histories? Revisiting Money, Bandits, and Land 
Discussants: Paulina Hartono, PhD Candidate, History, UC Berkeley Haiyan Lee, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University

Criminal, Victim and Heroine: the Portrayal of the Woman Bandit Tuolong 驼龙 in Twentieth Century ChinaXiaofei Gao, UC Santa Cruz

From Worshiping Promotion to Worshiping Fortune:Monetary Modernity in Nineteenth-century Folk PaintingsEn Li, Washington University, St. Louis

Feeding the People, Funding the Nation – Xiao Zheng and the “Land Problem” of the 1930’sLarissa Pitts, UC Berkeley

One Country, Two Capitalisms:Cultural Meanings of Capitalism Amongst Mainlander and Hongkonger Chinese Bankers in Hong KongHantian Zhang, Stanford University




12:00 p.m. - 
Lunch 


1:15-2:45 p.m. - Panel III Textual Mediations 
Discussants: Yvon Wang, PhD Candidate, History, Stanford University Andrew Jones, Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

Wei Cheng and weisheng: Hygiene, disease and the body in Qian Zhongshu's Fortress BesiegedBenjamin Kindler, University of Oxford

The Curious Case of a Robot Doctor:Artificial Intelligence, Post-Mao Condition of Knowledge and Professional EthicsXiao Liu, UC Berkeley

Lu Xun, the Editor: The Paratextual Self-Fashioning of an AuthorMyra Sun, Columbia University

Coffee break 2:45 p.m.


3:00-4:30 p.m. - Panel IV Performing Culture, Performing Nostalgia 
Discussants: Christine Ho, PhD Candidate, Art & Art History, Stanford UniversityWeihong Bao, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

The Performance of “Chinese-ness” in the Work of Four Contemporary Sinophone TheatreDirector-PlaywrightsWahguan Lim, Cornell University

The Prehistory of New Chinese Dance: Wu Xiaobang and Modern Dance in the 1930sNan Ma, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Reimagining the Soviet Union in Postsocialist Chinese Literature:Critical Nostalgia in Wang Meng’s In Remembrance of the Soviet Union and Feng Jicai’s Listening to Russia Zhen Zhang, UC Davis

Saturday, April 27, 2013 | 10:00 am — 5:00 pm RSVP
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Fisher Conference Center, Barnes and McDowell Conference Rooms, 326 Galvez St

UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies
Center for East Asian Studies