Daring to Imagine: Women's Voices in Drama & Politics in Imperial China
A day-long conference
Saturday, October 18, 2003
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
This symposium will address two areas that have little explored in Chinese scholarship: Chinese women's contribution to classical drama and their articulation in state politics.
10:00 am - Morning Session
QINGYUN WU (Calif. State University, Los Angeles), "Wang Yun and Her Play Fanhua Meng (Dream of Glory)"
KATHRYN LOWRY (UC Santa Barbara), "Women Writing in Drama in the Yuan and Ming"
Commentator: Yenna Wu (UC Riverside)
1:30 pm - Afternoon Session
HU YING (UC Irvine), "Writing Qiu Jin's Life: Wu Zhiying and Her Family Learning"
SUSAN MANN (UC Davis), "The Lady and the State: Cloistered Women's Views of China's Nineteeth-Century Crisis"
Comentator: Joan Judge (UC Santa Barbara)
For more information please contact
Tel: 310 825-8683
Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies