TALK: Images of My Father and the Rise and Fall of the Republic of China 白先勇細說父親身影與民國風雲 - Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai
Images of My Father and the Rise and Fall of the Republic of China
A talk by
Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai
Open to the public. Lecture in Chinese. Q&A in English and Chinese.
Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai is an eminent Chinese fiction writer and a pioneering figure in Taiwan’s Modernist literary movement as well as the recent revival of the classical Chinese opera form, kunqu. Renowned author of Taipei People, Kenneth Pai will discuss his most recent work, My Father and the Republic of China, a photo-biography of his father, Bai Chongxi, whose life and career mirror the rise and fall of the Republic of China. Kenneth Hsien-yung Pai is Professor Emeritus of Chinese Literature at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
October 19, 2013 - 2:00pm