History in Images, History through Images

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Institut d’Asie Orientale (UMR5062)

[ENS-LSH – Lyon 2 University - CNRS] 

Workshop “History in Images, History through Images”

Entertainment, Media, and the Public Space

Lyon, ENS-LSH, 28-30 June 2007
Thursday, 28 June 2007


Session 1. Visual sources: experience, practices, reflections

9h00 - Workshop opening: Yves Winkin, deputy director, Ecole Normale  Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines

9h45 - Kristina Huneault (Concordia University)

"Formal Analysis and Discursive Webs: Methodological Paradigms in Art History"

10h30 - Coffee/Tea break                                                                                                                                    


11h - Philippe Kaenel (Lausanne University)

            "Crucified women: photography and blasphemy in the XXth               

11h45 - Gillian Rose (Open University)                                      

              "Beyond text and discourse: photographs, practices and place"


Session 2. Common people and the artists in Republican China

13h30 - Catherine Yeh (Boston University)             

“The Stuff that Stars are Made of: Photography and the image of Actors as a New Form of Cultural Play in Entertainment Newspapers of the 1920s and 1930s”

14h15 - Barbara Mittler (Heidelberg University)

“Vom schnöden Mammon: Men, Women and Money, Fictions and     Visions”

15h00 - Coffee/Tea break

15h30 - Anne Kerlan-Stephens (Civilisation chinoise - CNRS)
         "Three actresses and the New Life Movement"

16h15 - Feng Yi (Institut  d'Asie Orientale - CNRS)

“The sounds of images. Peddlers’ calls and music in Republican Peking

Friday, 29 June 2007

Session 3. Cinema, Cinematic, and Theater                                                                          

9h30 - Kristine Harris (State University of New York)

           “Film within Film”

10h30 - Sheldon Lu (University of California, Davis)     

"Because of Balzac: The Dialectic of Modernization and  Cinematic  Remembrance of Three Gorges"

11h30 - Coffee/Tea break                                                                                                                                  


12h 00- Jiang Jin  (East China Normal University)

Constructing Romantic Love for the Nation:Women’s Yue Opera and Dream of the Red Chamber


Session 4. Photographic markers in history

14h15 - Oliver Moore (Leiden University)

"Photography in China: a global medium locally appropriated"                                                                                              

15h15 - William Schaeffer  (University of California, Berkeley)

"Poor and Blank: History's Marks and the Photographies of Displacement"

Saturday, 30 June 2007


Session 5. Visual constructions and deconstructions

9h30 - Xavier Paules (Tokyo University)

"Anti-opium visual propaganda and the deglamourization of opium, 1895-1937"

10h30 – Christian Henriot (Institut d'Asie Orientale,  Lyon 2 University)

"The Shanghai Bund: from towpath to Billion-dollar skyline"

11h30 – Yeh Wen-hsin (University of California, Berkeley)

  Final Discussion                                              



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