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Cultural Translation and Chinese-Canadian Studies Workshop

Mar 13, 2014 to Mar 14, 2014

Contextualized within larger debates about multicultural Canadian society and the specific Chinese-Canadian cultural experience, this workshop will offer an in-depth analysis of Chinese-Canadian communities from the late 18th century to the present. Presenters will investigate cultural interactions across various axes of difference, such as gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, philosophy, history, literature, migration, marketplace and diasporas – each taken as unstable categories of cultural production in the Chinese-Canadian experience.

Vivienne Poy will give the keynote address, "Perspectives: Canadian Society and Chinese Immigration", at 9:15am on Thursday, March 13, in 109 Atkinson Building.

All are welcome to attend. RSVP to ycar@yorku.ca.

The workshop programme is available on the website.

The workshop will take place in 109 Atkinson Building on March 13 and in 519 Kaneff Tower on March 14.

This workshop is generously supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Asian Business Network Association, York Centre for Asian Research, Canadian Studies Program (University of Toronto) and the following York University units: Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Department of Humanities, East Asian Studies Program, Department of History and the Department of Geography.


Location:York University
Posted by:York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR)
Web Sitehttp://ycar.apps01.yorku.ca/ai1ec_event/cultural-translation-and-chinese-canadian-studies-workshop/?
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