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Performing the Modern: The Politics of Culture and the Arts in Early 20th-Century China

February 19, 2010 - 7:45pm
Cubberley Auditorium,485 Lausen mall
SYMPOSIUM - February 19-21, 2010 Performing the Modern: The Politics of Culture and the Arts in Early 20th-Century China Schedule subject to change February 19, Friday (Cubberley Auditorium) 7:45PM -- Welcome remarks and Keynote Richard Saller (Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University) Gongkai Pan (President, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing) David Der-wei Wang (Professor, East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University) - "And History Took a Calligraphic Turn: Tai Jingnong and the Art of Writing"

February 20, Saturday (Dinkelspiel Auditorium) 9:30 AM -- Opening Remarks 9:50 AM -- Panel I: Painting, Visuality, and Discourse 1:00 PM -- Panel II: Artists Perspectives 3:00 PM -- Panel III: Music and Drama ***Special Associated Program*** 8:00 PM -- Music Performance "Paper and Poetry, Fire and Waves: An Evening with Stanford Symphony Orechestra" Tickets required -- $10 general admission / $5 students. Purchase tickets at http://panasianmusicfestival.stanford.edu

February 21, Sunday (Dinkelspiel Auditorium) 10:00 AM -- Panel IV: The Making of Modern Chinese Culture: Language, Literature, Worldview 1:30 PM -- Panel V: East-West Encounters Across Film and Photography 3:50 PM -- Authors Roundtable Discussion: Modernity, Media, Historiography =========== 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.

Symposium is free and open to the public
Event Sponsor: 
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.
Contact Email: 
jgroschwitz@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-3363