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Sinophone Cinemas
WhenSaturday, Oct. 7, 2017, 9:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus roomCMU 202
Event typesAcademics, Conferences
Event sponsorsChiang Ching-kuo Foundation; Simpson Center; Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media; and South Asian Studies. 
Target Audienceacademic; open to the public

9:45 doors open
10:00 Yomi Braester (UW), opening words
10:20 – 11:20 Presentation and discussion:
Brian Bernards (University of Southern California), "Spectacularizing the Racialized Body of Migrant Labor in Singapore: Tamil-Sinophone-Anglophone Translingualism in Eric Khoo's My Magic"
11:30 – 12:30 Presentation and discussion:
Zakir Hossain Raju (Independent University, Bangladesh), “Cinematic narrations of Malaysian Chinese towards an (in)authentic homeland”
1:20 – 2:20 Presentation and discussion:
Ling Zhang (Purchase College), “Roaring of Volcano: The Imagery/Imagination of ‘Nanyang’ in 1930s Shanghai cinema”
2:30 – 3:30 Presentation and discussion:
Marie-Helene Koffi-Tessio (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), "East Asians in African Films."
3:40 – 4:40 Presentation and discussion:
Michelle Cho (McGill University), “Impassive Diaspora: Affective Realism in Zhang Lü’s Tumen River”
4:50 – 5:20 Concluding roundtable

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