He founded the Institute for Technology, Enterprise and Competitiveness at Doshisha and recently stepped down as its long-term Director. Event Contact: [email protected], 510‑642‑3415 Colloquium Date: January 27, 2017 | – p.m.Speaker: Peng Xu, Center for Chinese Studies Postdoctoral Fellow 2016–2017 Discussant: Ling Hon Lam, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley Location: 180 Doe Library Sponsor: Center for Chinese Studies This paper seeks to read Liang Chenyu's dramatic masterpiece, Washing Gauze (Huansha ji), with reference to the rise of courtesans as “theater women” and the subsequent changes in the performance culture in the late sixteenth century.His career as a writer began when he published a novella titled Outsider in 1993 while a university student and won the Best New Writer Award from the quarterly Writer's World.The story follows a first-person narrator passing several stops on the Seoul subway while recalling memories concerning a high school student he had once taught.This symposium and workshop follow a concert, "Music and Song from Mongolia," to be held at Cal State University East Bay, PM in Room MB1055.
Speaker: Sigrid Schmalzer, History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Discussant: Andrew F.
It argues that the play explodes the literary tradition to which it belong by staging female chorus, dance forms and their training sessions, and outdoors music performances.
Despite the heroine's identity as an ancient beauty with a patriotic career, she is portrayed in the play as a courtesan lover whose sexuality and talent in stage performance constitute a hidden source of energy that drives the central plot.
Performers and speakers include: • Charlotte D'Evelyn, Loyola Marymount University • Urtaa Gantulga, Musician • Tamir Hargana, Northern Illinois University • Peter Marsh, California State University, East Bay • Dimitri Staszewski, • Jennifer Post, University of Arizona • Sunmin Yoon, University of Delaware Event Contact: [email protected], 510‑642‑2809 Symposium Data: February 3, 2017 | – p.m.
Location: 180 Doe Library Sponsors: Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Cal State University East Bay, Department of Music Urbanization, globalization, and climate change have had a powerful effect on the ways Mongolians and Inner Mongolians relate to their environment, and this is transforming many of their cultural forms.
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