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Letters To Mei Lanfang, Alexandra Dare Norman 2017 Western Kentucky University

Letters To Mei Lanfang, Alexandra Dare Norman

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

As a male actor of female Dan characters, Mei Lanfang (1894-1961) is known throughout the world as the most representative performer of Chinese opera – particularly for his performance of Concubine Yu in the Peking opera Farewell My Concubine. A feminist analysis of his work in this opera reveals a series of assumptions about the definition of “Woman” in both theatre and life. This project is solo performance piece formatted in a series of open letters to Mei Lanfang, interspersed with personal stories investigating what it truly means to be a Woman – as an actor, a Christian, a feminist, a traveler ...


Women, Gender And Family In Chinese History, Kitty Lam 2017 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Women, Gender And Family In Chinese History, Kitty Lam

Kitty Lam

No abstract provided.


Mulan And Filial Piety: Lesson Plan, Kitty Lam 2017 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Mulan And Filial Piety: Lesson Plan, Kitty Lam

Kitty Lam

In this lesson, students will examine the relationship between gender roles and Confucian principles in pre-modern China by considering the extent to which the Mulan legend is compatible with the Confucian concept of filial piety. Students will read and discuss texts on filial piety by Confucian scholars, as well as three different works of Chinese literature based on the Mulan legend from three distinct time periods.


Yakuza Past, Present And Future: The Changing Face Of Japan's Organized Crime Syndicates, Silke Higgins 2017 San Jose State University

Yakuza Past, Present And Future: The Changing Face Of Japan's Organized Crime Syndicates, Silke Higgins

Silke P. Higgins

While Japanese crime syndicates are deeply entrenched in the history and culture of Japan, much of what is known in the Western world about the Yakuza is primarily the result of stereotyping generated by media-driven sensationalism and lowbudget motion pictures. Judgment on the crime syndicates' continued existence, modes of operation, and relatively high visibility in Japan is oftentimes passed based on socio-cultural perceptions of deviance that differ from those in Japanese culture. Taking the form of a book review essay, this paper aims to re-introduce the reader to Japan's crime syndicates with the goal of replacing stereotypes and myths ...


Session A-3: The Yin And Yang Of U.S.-China Relations 1840-Present, Diane Haleas 2017 Saint Ignatius College Prep

Session A-3: The Yin And Yang Of U.S.-China Relations 1840-Present, Diane Haleas

Professional Learning Day

The United States and China have experienced both difficult relations and positive relations. For over 150 years these interactions between the United States and China have resulted in significant influences on political, economic, and cultural decisions in both countries. This presentation will offer an overview of time periods, emphasize crucial events, and analyze the implications for U.S.-China relations today and in the future. Lesson plan ideas will be included.


17-02 The Paradox Of Power: Understanding Fiscal Capacity In Imperial China And Absolutist Regimes, Debin Ma, Jared Rubin 2017 London School of Economics

17-02 The Paradox Of Power: Understanding Fiscal Capacity In Imperial China And Absolutist Regimes, Debin Ma, Jared Rubin

ESI Working Papers

Tax extraction in Qing China was low relative to Western Europe. It is not obvious why: China was much more absolutist and had stronger rights over property and people. Why did the Chinese not convert their absolute power into revenue? We propose a model, supported by historical evidence, which suggests that i) the center could not ask its tax collecting agents to levy high taxes because it would incentivize agents to overtax the peasantry; ii) the center could not pay agents high wages in return for high taxes because the center had no mechanism to commit to refrain from confiscating ...


前言, Chunhong WANG 2017 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

前言, Chunhong Wang

Prof. WANG Chunhong

2015年春,嶺南大學召開以“明清文學與文論”爲主題的國際研討會,與會者均屬學界資深專家,他們所發表的論文代表著古典文學研究的前沿態勢,具有較高的學術價值。《嶺南學報》編委會經討論,決定以專輯形式,刊登此次會議成果,以與海内外同道切磋分享。 本輯《嶺南學報》之編輯,大致根據會議之主旨,即“小説、戲曲及文化”以及“明清詩學、詞學及文化”,這樣兩個板塊來安排,既凸顯縱向的歷史脈絡,也呈現横向的域内與域外的聯繫。


水神、溺籍與歷險 : 論《聊齋誌異‧織成》, Yin Ping, Grace LAU 2017 嶺南大學中文系

水神、溺籍與歷險 : 論《聊齋誌異‧織成》, Yin Ping, Grace Lau

Prof. LAU Yin-ping, Grace

《聊齋誌異》三會本卷----《織成》一文,述柳生在洞庭歷險。篇中出現洞庭水神、水將:柳毅、南將軍和毛將軍,鮮見於其他文獻,因而顯得珍貴。有關“溺籍”(溺水而死者)之載亦相當特别,有助了解遇溺及水鬼之謎。至於柳生因洞庭奇遇,娶神婢織成,並獲赠財富,便爲其下第,失意於科舉的欠缺,作出補償。


Notes On Contributors, 2017 Western Michigan University

Notes On Contributors

Transference

No abstract provided.


An Autumn Torso, A Fish In Adolescence, A Night Canal, And A Small Civilization By Shiro Murano, Goro Takano 2017 Saga University Faculty of Medicine

An Autumn Torso, A Fish In Adolescence, A Night Canal, And A Small Civilization By Shiro Murano, Goro Takano

Transference

Translated from Japanese by Goro Takano


My Daughter’S Room, Stone Monument And Girl 2 By Ishikawa Itsuko, Carol Hayes, Rina Kikuchi 2017 The Australian National University

My Daughter’S Room, Stone Monument And Girl 2 By Ishikawa Itsuko, Carol Hayes, Rina Kikuchi

Transference

Translated from Japanese by Carol Hayes and Rina Kikuchi


Staying Again At Youqi Temple By Yao Nai And The Peaks Along The River Are Green By Zhang Dai, Andrew Gudgel 2017 Independent Scholar

Staying Again At Youqi Temple By Yao Nai And The Peaks Along The River Are Green By Zhang Dai, Andrew Gudgel

Transference

Translated from Chinese by Andrew Gudgel


Ferns By Kaneko Mitsuharu, Douglas Slaymaker 2017 University of Kentucky

Ferns By Kaneko Mitsuharu, Douglas Slaymaker

Transference

Translated from Japanese by Doug Slaymaker


Five Rings By Chen Li, Elaine Wong 2017 Western Michigan University

Five Rings By Chen Li, Elaine Wong

Transference

Translated from Chinese by Elaine Wong


White Egret By Li Bai, Hyacinthus Meredith 2017 Western Michigan University

White Egret By Li Bai, Hyacinthus Meredith

Transference

Translated from Chinese by Hyacinthus Meredith


Foreword, David Kutzko 2017 Western Michigan University

Foreword, David Kutzko

Transference

No abstract provided.


Transference Vol. 4, Fall 2016, 2017 Western Michigan University

Transference Vol. 4, Fall 2016

Transference

No abstract provided.


Chinese Communication Studies: Three Paths Converging, Wenshan Jia 2017 Chapman University

Chinese Communication Studies: Three Paths Converging, Wenshan Jia

Communication Faculty Articles and Research

This contribution presents the possibilities for anthropological and neo-Marxist media within the hugely expanding sector of Chinese communication studies. China has sourced mostly from the American positivist tradition but is increasingly ­taking on board European critical thinking but it also needs to absorb some of the depth and diversity of indigenous scholarship existing in Chinese.

Jia, Lu, and Heisey (2002) presented an influential meta-analysis of every ­example of communication studies in China at that time. The book chapter which talks about the rise of the discipline and scholarship of Chinese communication as an academic discipline (Jia et al., 2014) summarises ...


Gendered Narratives Of Transition To Adulthood Among Korean Work-Bound Youth, Hyejeong Jo 2017 Department of Sociology

Gendered Narratives Of Transition To Adulthood Among Korean Work-Bound Youth, Hyejeong Jo

Korean Millennials Working Paper Series

No abstract provided.


Mei Mei, A Daughter's Song: Review, Masako Fukui 2017 University of Wollongong

Mei Mei, A Daughter's Song: Review, Masako Fukui

RadioDoc Review

The most compelling aspect of Mei Mei: A Daughter’s Song is its enduring power as cultural critique. On the surface, the subject matter is the universal conflict between mother and daughter, but this radio docudrama by Taiwanese-American producer Dmae Roberts is in fact an ambitious exploration of the complex meanings of race, hybridity and cultural ‘mixedness’ that outline the contours of identity in multicultural societies such as the US.

As an Asian-American ‘minority’ discourse, this documentary disrupts the dominant ‘white vs other’ understanding of culture by exploring Roberts’ ambivalence about her own biracial identity (her mother is Taiwanese, her ...


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