International Conference on Gender Research in Chinese Studies

June 10, 2012

Scholars from Brown University, Nanjing University, Hong Kong University, Wellesley College, McGill University, Shanghai China -Eastern University, University of California-Davis, Shanghai University, Xiamen University, Nanjing Normal University, University of Chicago, Dalian University, Rice University, University of Paris VII, City University of New York, and Chinese University of Hong Kong participated in a three-day conference exploring gender issues relating to late imperial Chinese literature and culture, (trans)gender performance and the body, modern Chinese literature, history, and culture, and the market era. The conference also included a roundtable discussion concerning feminism, theory and practice, and keynote speeches from Kam Louie (Hong Kong University), Tani Barlow (Rice University), Julia Kristeva (University of Paris VII), and Kay Warren (Brown University).