East Asian Visual Media at Home and Abroad

UCLA-USC Joint East Asian Studies Center Annual Faculty-Graduate Student Workshop

Thursday, October 20, 2011
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
6275 Bunche Hall

This meeting is the second of an annual series of workshops intended to give UCLA and USC graduate students studying East Asia an opportunity to meet and discuss a subject that matters to their broad areas of interest and study.  This year our workshop is held in conjunction with "Media and Culture in Contemporary China," jointly sponsored by the UCLA Asia Institute and USC East Asian Studies Center.

UCLA and USC faculty and graduate students from the fields of political science/IR, Asian literatures, and cinema studies will present papers which will be discussed by scholars from each other’s universities. All interested faculty and graduate students are invited to attend.

  • Presenters:
    > Stanley Rosen, Political Science, USC, “The Prospects for Chinese Film on the International Market”
    > Robert Chi, Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA, “Golden Ear: The Acoustic Unconscious and the Industrialization of the Senses”
    > Jia Tan, Cinema Arts, USC, “Qing Dynasty Time-travel Imaginaries: Genre, Gender and the Fantastic History in Chinese Prime-time TV Drama”
    > Hieyoon Kim, Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA, “‘Epistemic Anxieties’: Ontologies of Colonial Cinema in Late-Colonial Korea”
  • Discussants:
    > Brian C. Bernards, East Asian Languages & Cultures, USC
    > Katherine Chu, Politics & International Relations, USC
    > Andrea S. Goldman, History, UCLA

    > Clara Iwasaki, Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA

Attendance is restricted to faculty and graduate students only. RSVP to Elizabeth Leicester at eleicester@international.ucla.edu for information and parking.

Elizabeth Leicester