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Social Space and Affective Relations in Hong Kong and Chinese Cinema: A Lecture by Ackbar Abbas

Thu, Nov 19/09 – 12:00pm

A Public Lecture by Ackbar Abbas, Chair and Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California at Irvine

 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Thursday November 19

Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library, University of Toronto Libraries, 8th floor, Robarts Library, 130 St. George Street

Ackbar Abbas has published a number of books, including "Hong Kong: Culture and the Politics of Disappearance" (1997), "Internationalizing Cultural Studies" (co-edited with John Erni, 2005), "Chen Danqing: Painting After Tiananmen" (1995), and "The Provocation of Jean Baudrillard" (1990). He was also the Book Series Editor (with Wimal Dissanayake) for "The New Hong Kong Cinema" (2002-present), and the special issue editor (with Wu Hung) for "Hong Kong 1997: the Place and the Formula" (May 1997).

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