Media and Culture in Contemporary China: The View from the Academy

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Videocast of Session 1 from the October 21 conference held at UCLA.

A two-day conference featuring Chinese Producer Zhang Jizhong, sponsored by the UCLA-USC Joint East Asian Studies Center and held on the UCLA and USC campuses

Friday, October 21, 2011
James West Alumni Center

Session 1: The State of the Film & Television Industry in Contemporary China: The View from the Academy

Chair: Stanley Rosen, Political Science, USC

  • Michael Berry, East Asian Languages & Cultures, UCSB, China's Hollywoods: Global Chinese Cinema in the Postsocialist Era
  • Aynne Kokas, Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA, Imaginary Landscapes, Imagined Communities
  • Sun Shaoyi, Shanghai University/NYU in Shanghai, It's Safe to Laugh Now: The Comic Turn of Contemporary Chinese Cinema
  • Michael Curtin, Film & Media Studies, UCSB, Big Media, Soft Power: The Possibilities and Perils of State Leadership

Discussant: Robert Rosen, School of Theater, Film & Television, UCLA

Link to conference page

Duration: 1:46:40

Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2011