Panel 12: 9:00am-11:10am, April 20 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), The Invention of Traditions in Chinese Animation, chaired by John Crespi, Colgate University, USA

Panel 12: 9:00am-11:10am, April 20 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), The Invention of Traditions in Chinese Animation, chaired by John Crespi, Colgate University, USA “The Invention of Chinese Pictorial Space in Chinese Animation,” Yomi Braester , University of Washington-Seattle, USA “Queering an Icon, Becoming a Demon: A Preliminary Discussion of the 2019 White Snake Animation,” Liang Luo , University of … Continue reading Panel 12: 9:00am-11:10am, April 20 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), The Invention of Traditions in Chinese Animation, chaired by John Crespi, Colgate University, USA

Panel 11:  9:00am-12:30pm, April 19 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Film Screening and Animators’ Perspectives (in Chinese and English): chaired by Daisy Yan Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR

Panel 11:  9:00am-12:30pm, April 19 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Film Screening and Animators’ Perspectives (in Chinese and English): chaired by Daisy Yan Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR Premier of Red Squirrel Mai (CGI ink-painting animated feature film, 2020) “From Pleasant Goat to Red Squirrel Mai: On Creative Animation Industry in Contemporary China,” Lo … Continue reading Panel 11:  9:00am-12:30pm, April 19 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Film Screening and Animators’ Perspectives (in Chinese and English): chaired by Daisy Yan Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR

Panel 10: 9:00am-11:40am, April 13 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Digitality, CGI, and VR Animation in China, chaired by Yomi Braester, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Panel 10: 9:00am-11:40am, April 13 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Digitality, CGI, and VR Animation in China, chaired by Yomi Braester, University of Washington, Seattle, USA    “Chimeric Animation,” Yiman Wang , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA “Digital Animation and CGI in Twenty-first Century Chinese Prescriptive Realism,” Jason McGrath , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA “CGI Ink-Painting Animation … Continue reading Panel 10: 9:00am-11:40am, April 13 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Digitality, CGI, and VR Animation in China, chaired by Yomi Braester, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Panel 9: 9:00am-11:40am, April 12 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Theorizing Chinese Animation and the World, chaired by Alex Zahlten, Harvard University, USA

Panel 9: 9:00am-11:40am, April 12 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Theorizing Chinese Animation and the World, chaired by Alex Zahlten, Harvard University, USA “Beyond the Great Divide: Asian Animation and the Future of Animation Studies,” Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto , Waseda University, Japan “On the Value of Anime Studies for Chinese Animation Studies,” Marc Steinberg , Concordia University, Canada  “Suspended Animation,” Daisy Yan … Continue reading Panel 9: 9:00am-11:40am, April 12 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Theorizing Chinese Animation and the World, chaired by Alex Zahlten, Harvard University, USA

Manhua Modernity: Chinese Culture and the Pictorial Turn, by John A. Crespi. University of California Press, 2020. 198 pp.

By Jeremy E. Taylor John A. Crespi’s Manhua Modernity: Chinese Culture and the Pictorial Turn represents an important contribution to the study of print and visual cultures in mid-twentieth-century China. Given the prominence of Republican Shanghai in Crespi’s narrative, this book might also be seen as part of a broader attempt to re-assess the place … Continue reading Manhua Modernity: Chinese Culture and the Pictorial Turn, by John A. Crespi. University of California Press, 2020. 198 pp.

Copyright Issues Related to the China Film Archive, Panel 2

Some conference participants have violated the viewing regulations and photographed and/or video-recorded the early animated films shared by the China Film Archive at the online Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies on March 2, 2021. If you see anyone showing and circulating these images in public without authorization, please email us immediately … Continue reading Copyright Issues Related to the China Film Archive, Panel 2

Panel 8: 9:00am-11:40am, March 30 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Chinese Animation, Children, and Adults, chaired by Wendy Larson, University of Oregon, USA

Panel 8: 9:00am-11:40am, March 30 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Chinese Animation, Children, and Adults, chaired by Wendy Larson, University of Oregon, USA “Animation as a History of Childhood in Late 20th Century and Early 21st Century China,” Stephi Hemelryk Donald , Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia & Bin Fang , Beijing Normal University, PRC  “Animation and Technologies of Mobility: Internationalism and … Continue reading Panel 8: 9:00am-11:40am, March 30 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Chinese Animation, Children, and Adults, chaired by Wendy Larson, University of Oregon, USA

Panel 7: 9:00am-11:50am, March 29 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animators’ Perspectives: Women and Independent Animation (in English and Chinese), chaired by Yiman Wang, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Panel 7: 9:00am-11:50am, March 29 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animators’ Perspectives: Women and Independent Animation (in English and Chinese), chaired by Yiman Wang, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA     “Re-archiving Forgetfulness: How Women Artists Evoke Memories in the Collaboration of Independent Animation,” Maggie Chunning Guo , Renmin University of China, PRC “In the Name of Love,” CHEN Hailu , East … Continue reading Panel 7: 9:00am-11:50am, March 29 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Animators’ Perspectives: Women and Independent Animation (in English and Chinese), chaired by Yiman Wang, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Panel 6: 9:00am-11:10am, March 16 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Independent Animation in China, chaired by Thomas Lamarre, University of Chicago, USA

Panel 6: 9:00am-11:10am, March 16 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Independent Animation in China, chaired by Thomas Lamarre, University of Chicago, USA “The Chinese Animateur 2.0: Playful Technologies and Magical Wonders,” Paola Voci , University of Otago, New Zealand   “Animating the Urban: Cities in 21st Century Chinese Independent Animation,” Isabel Galwey , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong … Continue reading Panel 6: 9:00am-11:10am, March 16 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Independent Animation in China, chaired by Thomas Lamarre, University of Chicago, USA

Panel 5: 9:00am-11:10am, March 15 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Legacy of the 1980s, chaired by Paola Voci, University of Otago, New Zealand

Panel 5: 9:00am-11:10am, March 15 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Legacy of the 1980s, chaired by Paola Voci, University of Otago, New Zealand “Motifs of Science and Technology in Chinese Animation during the Post-Mao Cultural Thaw,” Hua Li , Montana State University, USA  “Adapting Dunhuang in a Transitional Period: Negotiated Intermediality in The Deer of Nine Colors and … Continue reading Panel 5: 9:00am-11:10am, March 15 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Legacy of the 1980s, chaired by Paola Voci, University of Otago, New Zealand