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Monday, April 8, 2024 | 3:30PM-4:30PM | DML 241 | RSVP

Calling all martial arts, kungfu, and wuxia enthusiasts! Don't miss out on Jin Yong (1924-2018), a literary maestro in these genres from Hong Kong. Join us as we celebrate his 100th birthday with Dr. Raymond Tsang's talk, guiding you on an odyssey through Jin Yong's captivating tales. Immerse yourself in the allure of Cultural China, explore the cultural landscapes in postwar Hong Kong and his unique languages, delve into political perspectives, and uncover the magic of martial arts films and adaptations. Be part of this enthralling journey through a tapestry of virtue, philosophy, and martial arts – an event not to be missed!
 

Speaker’s Bio: 

Dr. Raymond Tsang is a lecturer in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at USC Dornsife. He earned his Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from New York University. His research interests include martial arts cinema, Third World cinema, and revolutionary film and literature.
 

This event is co-sponsored by the East Asian Library and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

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