Date: Friday, September 25, 2015, 10:00am to Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:00am
Location: Room S020 | CGIS South | 1730 Cambridge Street | Cambridge, MA
- Shen Congwen and the May Fourth: Nativism, Regional Culture, and The Polemics of Realism
- Shen Congwen during the Revolutionary Era: Art as a Form of Resistance; Revolutionism vs. Liberalism; The Poetics of Self-Negation
- Shen Conwen after 1949: the Politics of Esoteric Writing; Shen Congwen as an Art Historian.
- Shen Congwen and His Legacy: Critical Lyricism in Modern China
The author was born 1902 in Fenghuang Country, Hunan, of mixed Han, Miao and Tujia heritage but reportedly hid his non-Han origins nearly until his death in the 80s.