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

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 4: 9:00am-12:10pm, March 9 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Socialist China, chaired by Stephi Hemelryk Donald, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia 

Panel 4: 9:00am-12:10pm, March 9 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Socialist China, chaired by Stephi Hemelryk Donald, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia  “Toy Country: Playful Innovation in Socialist Chinese Puppet Animation,” Linda C. Zhang , University of California-Berkeley, USA “Sonic ‘National Style’ in Socialist Chinese Animation Films,” Ling Zhang , State University of New York Purchase College, USA “Animated … Continue reading Panel 4: 9:00am-12:10pm, March 9 (Tuesday, Hong Kong time), Animation in Socialist China, chaired by Stephi Hemelryk Donald, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia 

Panel 3: 9:00am-11:40am, March 8 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Early Animation and Cartoons before 1949, chaired by Yingjin Zhang, University of California, San Diego, USA

Panel 3: 9:00am-11:40am, March 8 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Early Animation and Cartoons before 1949, chaired by Yingjin Zhang, University of California, San Diego, USA       “Kamishibai in Wartime China,” Sharalyn Orbaugh , University of British Columbia, Canada    “Metamorphosis: ‘Three Hairs’ from Newspaper to Big Screen,” Zhen Zhang , New York University, USA “Reality and Seriality in Zhang Leping’s … Continue reading Panel 3: 9:00am-11:40am, March 8 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Early Animation and Cartoons before 1949, chaired by Yingjin Zhang, University of California, San Diego, USA

Panel 1: 9:00am-11:45am, March 1 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Keynote Speeches, ACAS Inaugural Conference

Panel 1: 9:00am-11:45am, March 1 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Keynote Speeches, chaired by Daisy Yan Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR 9:00-9:15am: Opening Remarks, Daisy Yan Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Welcome Speech, Kellee Tsai, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Welcome Speech, Andrew Cohen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology  … Continue reading Panel 1: 9:00am-11:45am, March 1 (Monday, Hong Kong time), Keynote Speeches, ACAS Inaugural Conference

Call for Papers: The Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies, Zoom, Spring 2021  

The inaugural conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies (ACAS), originally scheduled to be held at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in May 2020, is highly likely to be conducted virtually via Zoom from Feb to May in 2021. The virtual panels will be scheduled on weekends when we are free … Continue reading Call for Papers: The Inaugural Conference of the Association for Chinese Animation Studies, Zoom, Spring 2021