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Scholars + Storytelling: Chinese Eco-Cinema with Shu-Chin Tsui


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In our next installment of Scholars + Storytelling, Dr. Shu-Chin Tsui discusses the role documentary filmmaking plays in China’s response to its growing environmental crisis. Her talk complements screenings of Under the Dome (2015), Plastic China (2016), and Behemoth (2015) as part of Duke’s 3rd Annual Global Health Film Festival organized by Duke Health Humanities Lab.

Shu-chin Tsui is a Professor of Asian Studies and Chair of Cinema Studies at Bowdoin College. She is the author of "Women Through the Lens: Gender and Nation in a Century of Chinese Cinema" and "Gendered Bodies: Toward A Women’s Visual Art in Contemporary China." She is currently working on a new manuscript tentatively titled “China’s Environmental Crisis through the Lens of Eco-cinema.”

Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP and comment with any dietary restrictions you have.