CCS Conference on Feminist Sinologies


Oct
05
2012

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  • Host Department: ccs
  • Date: 10/05/2012 - 10/07/2012
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: Michigan Union, Anderson Rooms ABCD
    NOTE: Sunday's Program is 9 AM - 1 PM

  • Description:

    A collaborative intellectual effort between the English, Comparative Literature, East-Asian Studies and Women’s Studies Departments, Feminist Sinologies is a three day conference hosted by the Center for Chinese Studies that explores the intersections of feminism and sinology in all their current forms.

    The conference will consist of 12 speakers and 4 non-concurrent panels featuring an international and interdisciplinary crowd including the foremost scholars doing research in this area, as well as graduate students and non-traditional researchers.

    Topics covered include 

    • the role of mediation in Chinese feminism,
    •  historical gender formations in sinological studies, 
    • writing/translation/textuality, 
    • alternative Chinese modernities, 
    • the Cultural Revolution, 
    • the gender landscape of contemporary China,
    • transnational Chinese gender constructions, and 
    • historical Chinese feminisms. 

    Speakers include:

    Beverly Bosseler Susan Koshy Wang Lingzhen
    Mary Chapman Andrea Lingenfelter Wang Zheng
    Tamara Ho David Porter Sharon Wesoky
    Joan Judge Ann Waltner  

    If you have specific questions, please contact Nan Z. Da (nda@umich.edu).


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