Band-Aid or Bullet Wound? Reversing the Verdict on Zhang Yimou's 'Propadanda' Film NOT ONE LESS
A talk by Yiman Wang, presented by the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures
Friday, February 03, 2006Yiman Wang is a Global Studies Postdoctoral Fellow in the UCLA International Institute and a Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature at Haverford College. She received her Ph.D. in literature from Duke University in 2003. She has published numerous book chapters and articles, invited book reviews, and she has translated books from Chinese into English and from English into Chinese. Wang currently has four papers under review. Her research and teaching interests include transnational/transregional Chinese cinemas of all periods, intra-Asian and cross-Pacific film remakes under globalization, nostalgia in post-1980s Chinese literature and culture, film adaptations of Chinese literature, pan-East Asian celebrity culture, East Asian cultural studies, and Asian American cinema. In her two most recent projects, Wang studied the effects of independent (digital) documentary production in mainland China. The purpose of the second project was to examine how the "cultural politics of nostalgia" manifest itself "in literature, cinema, and mass media in post-socialist, postcolonial China."
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
243 Royce Hall
Sponsor(s): Asian Languages and Cultures