Lecture Series: Sound and Screen from Taiwan

Prof. Hanpging Xu has helped put together a lecture series titled Sound and Screen from Taiwan under the sponsorship of the Center for Taiwan Studies as well as the Confucius Institute. For the Winter quarter, we have three exciting lectures lined up, respectively on February 17th (6:30-8:00 p.m.), February 25th (4:00-5:30 p.m.), and March 8th (6:30-8:00 p.m.):

  1. Professor Andrew Jones (Berkeley) will speak on pop diva Teresa Teng (邓丽君) and the sonic regime of geo-political affect and power across the Taiwan Strait.
  2. Professor Yingjin Zhang (UCSD) will take a sociological and culturalist approach to situate the Taiwan film industry in the context of globalization.
  3. Professor Tze-lan Deborah Sang (Michigan State University) will discuss Taiwanese documentary films through the lens of critical queer studies.

For more details, see the flyers below, visit our Events page, or contact Prof. Xu.