214: Reconsidering Family Relations in Chinese Literature and Film

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Sheraton Grand - Ohio

Session Information


1: Family and Politics in Tian Zhuangzhuang’s The Blue Kite

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman, Oberlin C

2: Filial (Dis)Junctions in Jia Zhangke’s Films

Sijia Yao, U of Nebraska, Lincoln

3: (Anti)Filial Chiasmus in Two Texts from Taiwan: Wang Wenxing’s Family Catastrophe and Bai Xianyong’s Crystal Boys

Christopher M. Lupke, U of Alberta

4: The Repudiation of Kinship Bondages and the Birth of the Chinese Oedipus in the Duanlie Movement

Melinda Pirazzoli, U of Bologna


Jiwei Xiao, Fairfield U