Keynote Address by Carma Hinton

Carma Hinton
Politics and Culture in Post-‘89 China
East Asian Film and Lecture Series

Saturday, March 3, 2:30–3:30 PM
Higley Auditorium (Located in Academic Quadrangle, Maps & Directions)

Filmmaker Carma Hinton discusses the fascinating and frustrating challenges of making The Gate of Heavenly Peace. She will present brief excerpts of the film as well as footage that did not make it into the final cut. She will also address the legacy of Tiananmen today.

About the speaker: Dr. Hinton was born in Beijing in 1949 and lived there until she was twenty-one; Chinese is her first language and culture. She received her Ph.D. in Art History from Harvard University and is currently the Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Visual Culture and Chinese Studies at George Mason University.

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