A talk by Professor Haiping Yan, Department of Theater
Professor Haiping Yan's specialties include twentieth century Asian (primarily Chinese), European, and sub-Saharan African dramas, critical theory, and transnational performance studies. Her recent book publications include Theatre and Society: An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama (1998 & 2000) and The Journey of Homecoming: A Collection of Essays on Gender, Culture, and Global Politics (1996 & 1998). She is currently working on a new book on performance of transnationalisms and intellectual praxis, which will be published by the University of Michigan Press. Her accolades include China's 1980-1981 First Prize for Excellence in Drama (the equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize in the U.S.) for her ten-act historical play titled Li Shimin, Prince of Qin, and CNN's 1999 selection as one of "six most influential Chinese cultural figures" for her scholarly and creative works both in English and Chinese.
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