Revisiting the Body: Corporeal Imaginations from Late Imperial to Contemporary China
SPEAKERS: Nathaniel Isaacson, Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature, North Carolina State University, "The Soul That Lights the World: Techniques of the Body, Mesmerism, and the Imperatives of Global Capital in Xu Nianci's 'New Tales of Mr. Braggadocio.' " Judith Farquhar, Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago, "Beyond the Body Proper, or the (Im)possibilities of Chinese Contemporary Art." DISCUSSANT: Carlos Rojas, Associate Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies, Duke University. This event has been organized by the Triangle China Forum. Co-sponsors: UNC Carolina Asia Center and the UNC Center for Global Initiatives.