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.