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"Taiwan's Lost Commercial Cinema -- Recovered and Restored" Symposium

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Taiwan’s Lost Commercial Cinema: Recovered and Restored-- The Symposium

Date: Saturday 7 October 2017

Venue: The Council Room, 2.29 King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London

Schedule:

10.00 – 10:15 Registration

10:15 – 10:30 Welcome by Ms. Cheryl Lai, Director, Taipei Representative Office in the UK.

Session 1:

10:30 – 11:10: Professor Gene-Fon Liao (National Taiwan University of Arts) “A Cinema of Living Fossil.”

11:10 – 11:50: Professor Chris Berry (King’s College London) “Taiwanese-Language Films (Taiyupian): An Alternative Cinema of Poverty?”

11:50 – 12:30: Dr. Ming-Yeh Rawnsley (SOAS) “Politics of Everyday: Taiwanese-language cinema of the 1950s–1960s.”

Lunch break: 12:30 – 13:30

Session 2:

13:30 – 14:10: Ms. Teresa Huang (Taiwan Film Institute), “The Restoration Effort of Taiyu Pian of Taiwan Film Institute.”

14:10 – 14:50: Ms. Evelyn Shih (University of California, Berkeley), “No Longer Bond’s Girl: Female 007 in 1960s Taiyupian.”

Tea & Coffee Break: 14:50—15:10

15:10 – 15:50: Associate Professor Jeremy Taylor (University of Nottingham), “Beyond Nativism: Examining Taiyupian from a Regional Perspective.”

15:50 – 16:30 Associate Professor Wang Chun-Chi (National Dong Hwa University), “Sinophone Stardom: The Hong Kong Experience of Taiyu Pian’s Female Stars.”

16:30 – 17:00 Final Reflections & General Discussion

further details & abstracts at www.taiyupian.uk

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