The Symposium

Date: Saturday 8 February 2020

Venue: The Anatomy Museum, 6th Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London


SCHEDULE

10.00 – 10:15

Registration

10:15 – 10:30

Welcome (Dr. Chen Pin-Chuan, Director of the Cultural Division, Taipei Representative Office in the UK).


SESSION 1:


 

10:30 – 11:10

Professor Ru-Shou Robert Chen (National Chengchi University, Taiwan) “Female solidarity as an implicit social revolt in Lin Tuan-Chiu’s movies”.

11:10 – 11:50

Dr. Corrado Neri (Jean Moulin University, Lyon 3) “May 13th: On melodrama, singsongs girls and crooks”

11:50 – 12:30

Dr. Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley (Centre of Taiwan Studies, SOAS, University of London & Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan) “Changing representation of masculinity from the Taiwanese-language cinema to Health Realism and military films: A case study of Ke Junxiong”


Lunch break: 12:30 – 13:30


SESSION 2:


 

13:30 – 14:10

Professor Ta-wei Chi (National Chengchi University), “Shaping the Unshapely: Disabilities in Taiyupian Classics from the 1960s.”

14:10 – 14:40

Professor Chris Berry (King’s College London), “Taiwanese-Language Cinema as Cold War Cinema”


Tea & Coffee Break: 14:40—15:10


15:10 – 16:00

Roundtable on Restoring and Curating Taiwanese-Language Cinema Today

Participants: Dr. Chen Pin-Chuan, (Director of the Cultural Division, Taipei Representative Office in the UK, former Director of the Taiwan Film Institute); Dr. Wafa Ghermani (Cinémathèque Française); Dr. Ming-Yeh Rawnsley (Centre of Taiwan Studies, SOAS, University of London & Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Chair: Professor Chris Berry

16:00 – 16:30

Closing Discussion


 

FRIDAY, 7th FEBRUARY, EVENING SCREENING

19:30 The Rice Dumpling Vendors (dir. Xin Qi, 1969, 84 mins), and Binding (dir.Chen Ting-Ning, 2019, 23 mins)

Safra Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, King’s Building, KCL


 

SATURDAY, 8th FREBRUARY, EVENING SCREENING

19:30 Tarzan and the Treasure (dir. Liang Zhe-fu, 1965, 83 mins)

Anatomy Lecture Theatre, 6th Floor, King’s Building, KCL