The AAAS Scholars Lecture Series Spring 2013 Lecture (5/23/13)
The Spring 2013 Lecture, entitled "The New Woman, the Iron Lady, and the Body Writers: A Historical Perspective on Gender in Modern Chinese Literature" (click here for a flyer) was delivered Dr. Hongwei Lu, Associate Professor of Chinese Literature of the University of Redlands. Dr. Lu discussed the transformation of women's images and women's self-expression in literature since the May-Fourth Movement. The lecture was followed by lively and extended discussions.
Dr. Lu gives an overview of gender in Modern Chinese history
Dr. Lu answers a student's question
Dr. Lu discusses Shanghai Baby and the body writer generation
Among the audience is Dr. Rennie Schoepflin, Associate Dean of NSS.