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October 2020

Realisms in East Asian Performing Arts Flier

Online Conference: Realisms in East Asian Performing Arts

October 1, 2020 - October 3, 2020

October 1 through 3, 2020 Open to the public Registration required Please register at http://www.realismseastasia.com/ This conference proposes new considerations of realism on stage through studies in East Asian performing arts. Since its association with 19th-century innovations in European and American drama, theatrical realism has largely remained limited to Euro-American definitions. We explore conventions of realism in culturally-specific locations and times across East Asia, articulating alternative histories of realism that extend from the premodern into the present. Through our individual…

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April 2021

Taiwan Makes History I: The Gender of Empire

April 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Group of people standing for a portrait

Join us for the first event in the Center for Taiwan Studies three-part panel series Taiwan Makes History on "The Gender of Empire," guest directed and moderated by Kirsten Ziomek (Adelphi University)! We will welcome historians Fang Yu Hu (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), Tadashi Ishikawa (University of Central Florida), and Sayaka Chatani (National University of Singapore) to discuss how the lens of gender can change our understanding of the Taiwanese colonial research. The panelists will introduce their current research…

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May 2021

Gordon Matthews, “The World in Guangzhou: Africans and Other Foreigners in South China’s Global Marketplace”

May 13, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Flyer for The World in Guangzhou, a live zoom talk on 5/13, 8PM-9:30PM

Join us THURSDAY (5/13/2021) at 8PM-9:30PM (PST) to hear from Professor Gordon Mathews (Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong) about his recent publication The World in Guangzhou: Africans and Other Foreigners in South China's Global Marketplace. Join us via Zoom: http://bit.ly/EACTalks (Zoom ID: 925 5728 2471) ABSTRACT: Only decades ago, the population of Guangzhou was almost wholly Chinese. Today, it is a truly global city, a place where people from around the world go to make new lives, find themselves, or further their careers. A large…

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