Chinese Studies Public Lecture

October 24, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

Center for Chinese Studies and Confucius Institute at UHM Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series presents

"Quotations Songs: Portable Media and Pop Song Form in the Chinese 1960s”

Andrew F. Jones, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California at Berkeley

Andrew F. Jones, Professor and Louis B. Agassiz Chair in Chinese, received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1997. Professor Jones teaches modern Chinese literature and media culture. His research interests include music, cinema, and media technology, modern and contemporary fiction, children's literature, and the cultural history of the global 1960s. He is the author of Like a Knife: Ideology and Genre in Contemporary Chinese Popular Music (Cornell East Asia Series, 1992) and Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in the Chinese Jazz Age (Duke University Press, 2001), co-editor of a special issue of positions: east asia cultures critique entitled The Afro-Asian Century, and translator of literary fiction by Yu Hua as well as Eileen Chang's Written on Water (Columbia University Press, 2005). His latest books are Developmental Fairy Tales: Evolutionary Thinking and Modern Chinese Culture (Harvard University Press, 2011), and a volume co-edited with Xu Lanjun, 儿童的发现 — 现代中国文学及文化中的儿童问题 [The Discovery of the Child: the Problem of the Child in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture], (Peking University Press, 2011).


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Center for Chinese Studies and Confucius Institute at UHM, Mānoa Campus

More Information
808-956-8891, china@hawaii.edu, Andrew Jones 1.talk (PDF)

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