Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

East Asian Cinemas Symposium

Sat, March 6, 2010 | WCH 4.118 Meyerson Conference Room

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

East Asian Cinemas Symposium

This two-day East Asian Cinemas Symposium brings together scholars working on the national cinemas of China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

All films subtitled and all events free and open to the public.

Saturday, March 6th (9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
A series of 20-minute presentations by individual speakers followed by an extended Q&A / discussion session.

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.    Welcome and Introduction    
                Pacific Seas and Cinematic Straits
Dudley Andrew, Film Studies Program and Dept. of Comparative
    Literature, Yale University

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.     An Auteur In Situ: Wong Kar Wai and Commercially Viable Art Film
    Cindy S. C. Chan, Dept. of Radio-Television-Film, University of Texas at Austin

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Morning Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    Inclines, networks, and flows: Japanese cinema as (not) Asian cinema
Michael Raine, Dept. of East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Committee on
    Cinema & Media Studies, and the College, University of Chicago

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.    Lunch Break

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    Taipei—the Invisible City on Film
    Yomi Braester, Dept. of Comparative Literature and Program in Cinema
        Studies, University of Washington

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.    The Host (Bong Joon-ho, 2006)'s Virtual Landscape: Korean Cinema
        at the Age of Hallyu
    Kyung Hun Kim, Dept. of East Asian Languages & Literature and
        Dept. of Film & Media Studies, University of California, Irvine

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.    Afternoon Break

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.    The Ellipsis: Cinematic Aesthetics and East Asian Modernity
    Jason McGrath, Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures,
        University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Sponsored by: Department of Asian Studies and Center for East Asian Studies

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