It was excellent participating in the Association for Asian Studies Conference in Seattle. The conference included many outstanding panels. Info regarding the panel I presented in, chaired by Hongjian Wang and Chialan Sharon Wang, is below:
"Divergences and Convergences: Comparative Studies of Contemporary
Literature, Film and Theater in PRC and Taiwan"
Discussant: Perry Link, Princeton University
"Native Grotesqueness: Contemporary Native-Soil Literature in China and Taiwan"
-- Chialan Sharon Wang, Fengchia University
"Future Ancestors: Luo Yijun and Wang Anyi’s Postmodern Family Histories"
-- Brian Skerratt, Chinese University of Hong Kong
"Sympathetic Portrayals in a Sea of Anti-Japanese War Films: Café Lumiere and Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles"
-- James Wicks
"The Fraternal Twins on Stage: Experimental Theater in Mainland China and Taiwan since the 1980s"
-- Hongjian Wang, Purdue University
Seattle provided a beautiful setting for the conference.