Imagining Chinese Cinemas in the 21st Century
9th â‰ 10th July 2012 (Monday-Tuesday)
University of Exeter, UK
Funded by a Leverhulme Trust International Network grant, the research project ‘Chinese Cinemas in the 21st Century: Production, Consumption, Imagination’ would like to invite academics and postgraduate students to a launch event and one day conference to be held at the University of Exeter from 9th to 10th July, 2012.
The project, led by Dr Song Hwee Lim <http://humanities.exeter.ac.
The network will be officially launched at 2 pm on Monday 9th July at the XFI Building at the Streatham Campus. We are delighted to announce that the Keynote Speaker for the launch is Professor Rey Chow (Duke University), whose talk is entitled OChina as Documentary in the Age of Hypermediality: Some Basic Questions’.
A one-day conference on the 10th July will focus on the role of imagination in the production and consumption of Chinese cinemas in the 21st century. It will feature 12 research papers, and will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Additionally, a one-day workshop will be held on the 11th July for postgraduates working on Chinese cinemas.
Please register online at the conference webpage http://humanities.exeter.ac.
For more information on the Network, visit our web page:
Song Hwee LIM (Dr.)
Senior Lecturer in Film Studies
College of Humanities
University of Exeter
Queen’s Building, The Queen’s Drive
Exeter EX4 4QH
Principal Investigator, Leverhulme International Networks Project on “Chinese Cinemas in the 21st Century: Production, Consumption, Imagination”
Editor, Journal of Chinese Cinemas
Co-editor, The Chinese Cinema Book