Day 1: Celebrating Pai Hsien-yung Through Film & Discussion

January 16, 2017 all-day America/Los Angeles Timezone
Multicultural Center Theater
Multicultural Center
Isla Vista, CA 93117
Katherine Saltzman-Li

10AM: Opening Remarks by Chancellor Yan

Film screening of Multiflorated Splendour, a biographical film about Pai Hsien-yung, followed by discussion with Pai Hsien-yung and Ron Egan

1PM: Lunch

1:45PM: Remarks by Executive Vice Chancellor David Marshall and Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts John Majewski

2:15 PM: Roundtable on Modern Literature, the influential literary journal founded by Pai Hsien-yung in the early 1960s: Pai Hsien-yung in conversation with KC Tu, and Professor Christopher Lupke (University of Albert

3:45 PM: UCSB East Asian Librarian Cathy Chiu on the Pai Hsien-yung Collection, held at the UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections

4:00 PM: Roundtable on Dream of the Red Chamber and Pai Hsien-yung’s recent scholarship on the novel: Pai Hsien-yung in conversation with Ron Egan, Xiaorong Li, and Susan Chan Egan

5:15 PM: Closing remarks

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