CEAS Humanities Colloquium: Ban Wang

Monday, October 6, 2008 - 5:00am


CEAS Humanities Colloquium


William Hass Professor of Chinese Studies, Stanford University

Love and Passion in Chinese Film

This talk will discuss romantic love and politics Chinese films from the 1950s to 1990s. It will address the uplifting of sexuality into ardent political passion in the psychological narrative of sublimation, the intertwining of aesthetic experience with political mobilization, and links and contradictions between the individual’s self-realization and nationalism.


Cinema Studies Program
209A Fisher-Bennett Hall ⋅ 3340 Walnut Street ⋅ Philadelphia, PA 19104 ⋅ (215) 898-8782