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Films, roundtables, and discussions with celebrated UCSB Emeritus Professor, Pai Hsien-yung (Kenneth Pai) to honor his “multiflorated” achievements as writer, scholar, and producer on the occasion of his eightieth birthday.
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SPECIAL RESEARCH COLLECTIONS (3RD FLOOR, MOUNTAIN SIDE)
TUESDAY JANUARY 17, 10AM & 2PM
East Asian Studies Librarian Cathy Chiu will introduce selected items from the Pai Hsien-yung Collection of the Special Research Collections of the UCSB Library.
Film Screening of The Last Aristocrats: Four young Chinese women from elite Shanghai families become stranded in the US when the communists take over Shanghai in 1948. Based on a short story by Pai Hsien-yung; directed by Academy of Motion Pictures and Directors’ Guild of America member Xie Jin. Pai Hsien-yung in conversation with Michael Berry after the screening.
Reception to follow.
Co-sponsored by the Carsey-Wolf Center