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October 02, 2013

Fall 2013 CCS Noon Lecture Series - Tze-Lan Sang

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Tze-Lan Sang
Professor of Chinese Literature and Media Studies
Michigan State University

Globalization and Taiwanese Women's Documentaries

October 8, 2013
Tuesday 12 noon to 1:00 pm
Room 1636 School of Social Work Building
1080 South University

In an age of globalization characterized by uneven development and flexible accumulation, documentary filmmakers all over the world have found significant issues to investigate and critique. Documentary filmmaking in Taiwan is no exception to the current phenomenon, having confronted issues ranging from industries and markets to the human and environmental costs of development. In this regard, female documentarists’ contribution deserves a special examination--how have they dealt with complex issues at the intersection of gender, class, regional and other politics in the global era?

Posted by zzhu at October 2, 2013 05:53 PM