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Workshop on Sinophone Cinemas

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
CMU 202

Workshop on Sinophone cinemas.  Presentation include:

Brian Bernards (University of Southern California), "Spectacularizing the Racialized Body of Migrant Labor in Singapore: Tamil-Sinophone-Anglophone Translingualism in Eric Khoo's My Magic"

Zakir Hossain Raju (Independent University, Bangladesh), “Cinematic narrations of Malaysian Chinese towards an (in)authentic homeland”

Marie-Helene Koffi-Tassio (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), "East Asians in African Films."

Ling Zhang (Purchase College), “Roaring of Volcano: The Imagery/Imagination of ‘Nanyang’ in 1930s Shanghai cinema”

Michelle Cho (McGill University), “Impassive Diaspora: Affective Realism in Zhang Lü’s Tumen River”

The event is sponsored by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation; the Simpson Center for the Humanities; South Asian studies; and Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media.


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