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September 27, 2012

CCS Annual Conference: Feminist Sinologies

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Location: Anderson ABCD, Michigan Union
Time: 9am to 5pm (Friday and Saturday, Oct 5-6)
9-12pm (Sunday, Oct 7)

Open to the Public

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, Mary Chapman, Tamara Ho, Joan Judge, Susan Koshy, Andrea Lingenfelter, David Porter, Ann Waltner, Wang Lingzhen, Wang Zheng, and Sharon Wesoky.

For detailed conference info, please visit: http://feministsinologies.lsa.umich.edu/
Specific questions can be addressed to Nan Z. Da (nda[at]umich[dot]edu).

Posted by zzhu at September 27, 2012 10:15 PM