A special issue of China Perspectives under the headline "Re-Imagining the Chinese Worker: Media and Cultural Politics from Revolution to Reform" has been published. For more information about the issue, table of contents and so on, see here on the the website of French Centre of Research on Contemporary China.
On this occasion an event will be held to present the issue and its content at Room Segalen, 25/F, Admiralty Centre, Tower 2, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong (Admiralty MTR station, exit A) from 18:00 - 20:00 7 September.
SPEAKER, GUEST EDITOR OF THE SPECIAL ISSUE
Prof. Sun Wanning (University of Technology, Sydney) is Professor of Media and Communication Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS. She researches and supervises research students in Chinese media and communication, social change and inequality in contemporary China, and diasporic Chinese media. Sun Wanning is the author of Leaving China: Media, Migration, and Transnational Imagination (2002), Maid in China: Media, Morality and the Cultural Politics of Boundaries (2009), and Subaltern China: Rural Migrants, Media and Cultural Practices (2014). She is currently undertaking a longitudinal ethnographic project exploring how inequality shapes the emotional and romantic experiences of China's rural migrant workers.
Prof. Gina Marchetti (University of Hong Kong) teaches courses in film, gender and sexuality, critical theory and cultural studies at the University of Hong Kong. Her books include Romance and the "Yellow Peril": Race, Sex and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction (University of California, 1993), From Tian'anmen to Times Square: Transnational China and the Chinese Diaspora on Global Screens (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006), and The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens: Race, Sex, and Cinema (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012). Her current research interests include women filmmakers in the HKSAR, China and world cinema, and contemporary trends in Asian and Asian American film culture.
Séverine Arsène, chief editor of China Perspectives, will chair the seminar.
Exit the MTR station at Admiralty, Exit A. Then head to Tower II to take the elevator up to the 25th floor. You will find the room Segalen on your right, at the end of the corridor.
The event is NOT held at the CEFC office in Wanchai.
ALL INTERESTED ARE WELCOME!
This seminar will be held in English.
Snacks and drinks will be served after the seminar.
Seats are limited. Please register online.
Contact: Henry Wu email@example.com / tel: 2876 6910