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Symposium Schedule

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East Asian Cinemas Symposium Schedule

March 6th and 7th, 2010

Department of Asian Studies, Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


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

Sunday, March 7th (10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

Closing remarks by Dudley Andrew and Roundtable with Speakers

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

     Dudley Andrew, Film Studies Program and Dept. of Comparative Literature, Yale University

  Roundtable with Speakers

      Dudley Andrew, Yomi Braester, Cindy S. C. Chan, Kyung Hun Kim, Jason McGrath, and Michael Raine