AAS 2019 Highlight: Wendy Larson, author of Zhang Yimou

Professor Wendy Larson, author of the highly acclaimed Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture, will be the discussant for the panel “Literature from China’s Borderlands: Conforming and Resisting the State” in the Colorado room, Tower Building, on Friday (March 22) at 11:15AM-1:00PM.


Come to the Cambria Press booth (403) to take a look at her book, which has earned much praise.

Larson’s wide-ranging theoretical knowledge and the ambitious articulation of the often slippery idea of culture will attract a large academic readership in cultural studies, Chinese studies, film studies, and history. Her detailed, concrete, and brilliant close readings of the nine films also serve as a rich and useful pedagogical resource for a Chinese film course or a Chinese culture course.”

Journal of Asian Studies

This book is part of the Cambria Sinophone World Series, headed by Professor Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania).

See also The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion by Christopher Lupke.

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