|Week 8 (Nov. 5-7): The Tiananman Movement of 1989:
Cultural Criticism in a Chinese Public Sphere|
Leo Ou-fan Lee, "The Crisis of Culture," in China Briefing:
1990 Andrew Jones, "The Politics of Popular Music in Post-Tiananmen
China" in Jeffrey
Wasserstrom and Elizabeth Perry eds. Popular Protest and Political
Culture in Modern China Benjamin Lee, "Going Public" (from
Carma Hinton's documentary,
"The Gate of Heavenly Peace"
|Week 9 (Nov.12-14): Hong Kong: Popular Culture in
an Age of Commercialization|
Fredric Jameson, "Postmodernism and Consumer Society"
(from Hal Foster ed.,
The Anti-Aesthetic) Ye Si, "Transcendence and the Fax Machine,"
(from David Wang, ed., Running Wild:
New Chinese Writers ) Leung Ping-kwan, Selections from City
at the End of Time Rey Chow, "Between Coloniers: Hong Kong's
Postcolonial Self-Writing in the 1990s"
(from Diaspora) Rey Chow, "A Souvenir of Love" (from
Modern Chinese Literature)
Stanley Kwan's "Rouge"
|Week 10 (Nov.19-21): World Poetry and Print Culture|
Bei Dao, The August Sleepwalker Stephen Owen, "The Anxiety
of Influence: What Is World Poetry?" (from The New Republic )[on reserve]
Selection from Pierre Bourdieu, The Field of Cultural Production
Wong Kar-wai's "Chungking Express"