Sat., May 2, 2015 Chinese Studies Research Group (SF Bay Area) Meeting

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies welcomes interested faculty, independent scholars and graduate students to join us on Saturday, May 2, 2015 for our 3rd and final meeting of the 2014-15 academic year.

This group is designed to create a sense of community among scholars of Chinese Studies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our meetings are an opportunity to hear and discuss interesting research in progress from one faculty member and one doctoral candidate and to network with people with similar interests.

CFP: Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: 20th and 21st Century Representations (9/30/14; collection)

Editors are seeking submissions for a proposed book-length collection of essays on representations of Shanghai in film and literature of the last hundred years.  Shanghai is paradoxically inclusive yet distancing; familiar yet always portrayed as "the other."  Its complex history as a quasi-colonial city, both the birthplace of Communist China and the epitome of 21st-century capitalism, makes it especially interesting for study today within an international c

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