Department of Music

Orientalism and Modernism: Cross-Cultural and Interartistic Connections
Cambridge, June 2004


ORIENTALISM AND MODERNISM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERARTISTIC CONNECTIONS

King's College, Cambridge 17-19 June 2004


This three-day conference brings together scholars working on the significance of
East Asian cultural sources in the development of literary, visual and musical
modernism in Europe and America, and the contemporaneous and related development of
East Asian modernisms. The conference will cross cultural, national and artistic
boundaries and will bring scholars into dialogue from across humanities disciplines.

T. H. BARRETT on Canetti, Borges and Lao She
XIAOMEI CHEN on Tian Han
ROLF GOEBEL on Benjamin and Mann
ERIC HAYOT on Bertrand Russell
ROY HOWAT on Debussy
ADRIAN HSIA on Western Images of China and Chinese Critics
JASON KUO on Roger Fry
PATRICIA LAURENCE on G. L. Dickinson, Xu Zhimo, Xiao Qian and Julian Bell
DONALD S. LOPEZ on Theosophy and Tibet
ZHAOMING QIAN on Ezra Pound and Paul Fang
HAUN SAUSSY on Mei Lanfang
EDMUND DE WAAL on Modern Ceramics
BERT WINTHER-TAMAKI on Yga Painting
ZHANG LONGXI on Lu Xun

Sponsored by the British Academy and King's College Research Centre

For conference programme, speakers' details and abstracts and registration see the
conference webpage at

http://people.pwf.cam.ac.uk/jtg22

I hope to see you there.

Dr Judith Green
King's College
Cambridge
CB2 1ST
England

+44 (0)1223 331326
Judith.green@kings.cam.ac.uk