EASC New Book Series: Sinophone Studies

Wednesday, April 6 at 4:00pm

This is a past event.
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.

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


September 22, 2021
4:00PM (PT)/7:00PM (ET) | VIDEO RECORDING

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
5:00PM (PT)/8:00PM (ET) | VIDEO RECORDING

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
4:00PM (PT)/7:00PM (ET) | VIDEO RECORDING

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)

 

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February 9, 2022
4:00PM (PT)/7:00PM (ET) | VIDEO RECORDING

Minor China: Method, Materialisms, and the Aesthetic (Duke University Press, 2021)

AUTHOR: Hentyle Yapp (Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Public Policy, New York University)

DISCUSSANT: Kandice Chuh (Professor of English, American Studies, and Critical Social Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center)

March 9, 2022
4:00PM (PT)/7:00PM (ET) | VIDEO RECORDING

Experts in Action: Transnational Hong Kong-Style Stunt Work and Performance (Duke University Press, 2021)

AUTHOR: Lauren Steimer (Associate Professor of Media Arts and Film and Media Studies, University of South Carolina)

DISCUSSANT: Poshek Fu (Professor of History, University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

April 6, 2022
4:00PM (PT)/7:00PM (ET) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM

Defectors from the PRC to Taiwan, 1960-1989: Anti-Communist Righteous Warriors (Routledge, 2022)

AUTHOR: Andrew D. Morris (Professor of History at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo)

DISCUSSANT: Dominic Meng-Hsuan Yang (Associate Professor of East Asian History, University of Missouri-Columbia)

 

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

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