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12:00 pm

Translocal Melancholy: Ba Jin’s Anarcho-Humanism in Republican Shanghai

March 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall Rm 240, 2204 Erwin Rd.
Durham, NC 27708 United States, NC 27708 United States

Ba Jin (1904-2005) is one of the most celebrated authors of twentieth-century China. Most widely known for his novel Family (first serialized in 1931), Ba Jin was an anarchist inspired by Kropotkin and Bakunin who corresponded with such prominent international … Continued

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4:00 pm

“Who’s Afraid of Xu Nini? Rural Women, Unruly Memories, and China’s Collective Past”

March 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
East Duke Parlors, East Duke Bldg, 112 Campus Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States

Professor Hershatter is a two-time recipient of the American Historical Association's Joan Kelly Memorial Prize in Women's History: for Dangerous Pleasures: Prostitution and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Shanghai (University of California Press, 1997); and for The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past (University … Continued

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