Monday, October 6, 2008

China Plural: Local Identities, Contesting Visions, and Constructing Nations

Organizers: Kwang-Kyoon Yeo, Visiting Scholar, Institute for Chinese Studies
Friday-Saturday, October, 17-18, 2008 180 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College RoadColumbus, OH 43201

Conference Schedule
Friday, October 17, 2008
6-6:30 p.m. -- Welcoming RemarksPatricia Sieber (Director, East Asian Studies Center, The Ohio State University)
6:30-7:30 p.m. -- Keynote AddressDru Gladney (President, Pacific Basin Institute)"Pluralizing China: Many Worlds, Many Dreams"
7:30-9 p.m. -- Film and DiscussionTami Blumenfield (University of Washington)"Visitors of the Night""The Women's Kingdom"
Saturday, October 18, 2008
10 a.m.-12 p.m. -- Panel I: Local IdentitiesPresenters:Paul Nietupski (Historian, John Carroll University)Kevin Stuart (Folklorist and Educator, Qinghai Normal University)Du Yongtao (Historian, Washburn University)Discussant:Morgan Liu (Anthropologist, The Ohio State University)
12-1:30 p.m. -- Lunch Break
1:30-3:30 p.m. -- Panel II: Contesting VisionsPresenters:Nancy Chen (Anthropologist, University of California, Santa Cruz)Kwang-Kyoon Yeo (Anthropologist, The Ohio State University)Tami Blumenfield (Anthropologist, University of Washington)Discussant:Elana Chipman (Anthropologist, The Ohio State University)
3:30-4 p.m. -- Coffee Break
4-6 p.m. -- Panel III: Constructing NationsPresenters:Patricia Sieber (Chinese Literature, The Ohio State University)M├╝ehlhan Klaus (Historian, Indiana University)Ho-Fung Hung (Sociologist, Indiana University)Discussant:Derek Heng (Historian, The Ohio State University

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