Week 8 (Nov. 5-7): The Tiananman Movement of 1989: Cultural Criticism in a Chinese Public Sphere |
Leo Ou-fan Lee, "The Crisis of Culture," in China Briefing: 1990
Andrew Jones, "The Politics of Popular Music in Post-Tiananmen China" in Jeffrey
and Elizabeth Perry eds. Popular Protest and Political Culture in Modern China
Benjamin Lee, "Going Public" (from Public Culture)
Carma Hinton's documentary,
"The Gate of Heavenly Peace"
Week 9 (Nov.12-14): Hong Kong: Popular Culture in an Age of Commercialization|
Reading:Fredric Jameson, "Postmodernism and Consumer Society" (from Hal Foster ed.,
Ye Si, "Transcendence and the Fax Machine," (from David Wang, ed., Running Wild:
New Chinese Writers )
Leung Ping-kwan, Selections from City at the End of Time
Rey Chow, "Between Coloniers: Hong Kong's Postcolonial Self-Writing in the 1990s"
Rey Chow, "A Souvenir of Love" (from Modern Chinese Literature)
Stanley Kwan's "Rouge"
Week 10 (Nov.19-21): World Poetry and Print Culture|
Bei Dao, The August Sleepwalker
Stephen Owen, "The Anxiety of Influence: What Is World Poetry?" (from The New
Republic )[on reserve] Selection from Pierre Bourdieu, The Field of Cultural Production
Wong Kar-wai's "Chungking Express"