ICS Graduate Forum (2014)

March 2, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Hagerty Hall, Room 045 (1775 College Road)

ICS Graduate Forum: Understanding China—Its Roots and New Frontiers

Tuesday, 18 March 2014. 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.
045 Hagerty Hall (1775 College Road)

Co-sponsors:

   Department of E. Asian Langs. and Lits. (DEALL)    
   Graduate Students of E. Asian Langs. and Lits. (GREALL)
   Graduate Association of Chinese Linguistics (GACL)

Welcome to the Institute for Chinese Studies' fifth ICS Graduate Forum! No registration required. Everyone is welcome.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE


5:30 - 5:40 pm    Refreshments

     . Welcoming remarks by Professor Mark Bender, Chair of the Dept. of E. Asian Langs. & Lits.

5:40 - 6:40 pm    Session A. Tradition, Modernity and Language

     Chair: Professor Christopher A. Reed (Dept. of History)  

  • Johnson, Cynthia & Tsz-Him Tsui  (Dept. of Linguistics). Distribution and meaning of Cantonese ge3
  • You, Ziying  (DEALL).  Entertaining deities and humans: Performance of Puju at temple fairs in southern Shanxi 
  • Luo, Di  (Dept. of History). Reading and writing modernity: Rural literacy education in the communist base areas in Shanxi in the 1930s and 1940s     

6:50 - 7:50 pm    Session B.  Artistic Perspective and Spectatorship in Text & Painting

     Chair:  Professor Julia F. Andrews (Dept. of History of Art)  

  • Kim, Hyun Kyung  (Dept. of History of Art). Naturalism and Idealism: A comparison between Leon Battista Alberti’s On Painting and Guo Xi’s Linquan Gaozhi
  • Yin, Yanfei  (Dept. of History of Art). Who is viewing what? The Qianlong Emperor viewing paintings by Giuseppe Castiglione (1688-1766) 
  • Li, Mengjun  (DEALL). Genre, audience, and the staging of talent: A comparative study of Ping Shan Leng Yan and its two dramatic adaptations

8:00 - 9:00 pm    Session C.  Linguistics, Theatre and Performance

     Chair: Professor Meow Hui Goh (Dept. of E. Asian Langs. & Lits.)     

  •  Yang, Qiong  (DEALL). The Rigid Scientist: Fascist Virus and the invention of a social group in Chinese theater    
  •  Tan, Yutian  (DEALL). Humor in The Phoenix Pavilion: A comparative study of the Peking and Cantonese operas
  •  Chen, Litong  (DEALL). Behind literature hiding linguistics: Character frequency and rhyme occurrence correlation in Huajian-Ji

9:00 pm    

     . Closing remarks by Professor Marjorie Chan, Director of the Institute for Chinese Studies

 

Note: The ICS Graduate Forums provide graduate students with an opportunity to present their research findings to their peers and to faculty members at OSU and neighboring institutions. This year, we are pleased to be able to include presentations by two Art History graduate students, Hyun Kyung Kim and Yanfei Yin. Linguistics graduate student, Tsz-Him Tsui, was encouraged to present for the "home crowd" what he had presented on 7 March 2014 at WICL-2 in Chicago. History graduate student, Di Luo, will be formally presenting at the main session of the 2014 AAS annual meeting, while the five DEALL graduate students on the program—Ziying You, Mengjun Li, Qiong Yang, Yutian Tan and Litong Chen—will be giving their formal presentations at the 2014 CHINOPERL Conference, held in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annual meeting. The 2014 AAS Annual Meeting will be held in Philadelphia, PA, on 27-30 March 2014.

The theme of the 2014 ICS Graduate Forum comes from the name of the 2013-2014 ICS lecture series.

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