EASC New Book Series: Sinophone Studies

Wednesday, October 20 at 5:00pm

More dates through November 10, 2021

Virtual Event

The USC East Asian Studies Center has launched an EASC New Book Series for the wider community. This series focusing on Sinophone Studies is organized by Li-Ping Chen, Postdoctoral Scholar & Teaching Fellow in the USC East Asian Studies Center.

This monthly series on Zoom will introduce recent publications about Sinophone studies to the USC community and the wider public. Please see the following schedule below and register for each event you would like to attend.

*Video Recordings of past events are now available in the schedule below*

September 22, 2021

Becoming Taiwanese: Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s to 1950s (Harvard University Press, 2019)

AUTHOR: Evan N. Dawley (Associate Professor of History, Goucher College)

DISCUSSANT: Ping-hui Liao (Professor of Literary and Critical Studies, University of California, San Diego)

October 20, 2021

The Chinese Atlantic: Seascapes and the Theatricality of Globalization (Indiana University Press, 2020)

AUTHOR: Sean Metzger (Professor in the School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles)

DISCUSSANT: Lok Siu (Associate Professor in Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley)

November 10, 2021

Writing Pirates: Vernacular Fiction and Oceans in Late Ming China (University of Michigan Press, 2021)

AUTHOR: Yuanfei Wang (Visiting Fellow at the University of Southern California)

DISCUSSANT: Xing Hang (Associate Professor of History, Brandeis University)


This series is organized by Li-Ping Chen, USC EASC Postdoctoral Scholar & Teaching Fellow and the East Asian Studies Center.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus, Other Location


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