Presented by Asian American Studies at theUniversity of California, Berkeley
November 28 - December 1, 2002  *  San Francisco, California



Friday, November 29, 2002

TAPE NUMBER 001 - $12 Opening Plenary I and Keynote Address::
L. Ling-chi Wang, Asian American Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Keynote Address: "On Maintaining Chineseness in the Diaspora: The Discourse of Purity in Chinese-American Immigrant Literature"
"Reshaping the Image of Chinese Literature Overseas"
Prof. Sau-ling C. Wong, Asian American Studies, University of California, Berkeley (45 minutes)
Maurice Wong Chuck, Writer, Journalist and Publisher. Benliu: a Trilogy in Chinese (1996 ); Huang Yunji Xuanji (1996) and many other works

TAPE NUMBER 002 - $12 Plenary Panel II: Status of the Literatures of Chinese Diasporas (English)
Chair: Sau-ling Wong, UC Berkeley
Chinese-language Literature: Zhao Yi-heng, University of London
English-language Literature: A. Robert Lee, English, Tokyo University
Spanish-language Literature: Clara Chu, UC Lo Angeles
English & Chinese Literatures: Ouyang Yu, Kingsbury, Victoria, Australia

TAPE NUMBER 003 - $12 Friday Lunch Speaker: "Documenting Chinese Experiences Abroad by Films and Videos" (English)
Speaker: Loni Ding, Chinese American Film-maker Bean Sprout series; How We Got Here; Nisei Soldiers; The Color of Valor; Ancestors series

TAPE NUMBER 004 - $12 Mega-Sessions I: Critical Perspectives on Diasporic (Chinese)
Chair: Liu Jen-Peng, Chinese Literature, Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
Zhong Xiaoyi, Director, Institute of Literature & Philosophy, Guangdong Academy of Social Sciences, Guangzhou
"Haiwai Huaren Wenxue de Xianzhuang he Jianglai" Shi Jian-wei, Jinan University, Guangzhou
"Cong ‘Ziwo Fangzhu’ dao ‘Wenhua Huigui’: Jiayuan Yishi Guanhui Xiong Guohua, Chinese Literature, Guangdong Institute of Education, Guangzhou
"Mingming, Yiji he Xuehe Dingwei - Shilun Zhongguo Dalu Guangyu Huawen Wenxue Yanjiu do Jike Wenti"
Liu Dinghan, Senior Advisor, World Chinese Literary Association of China

TAPE NUMBER 005 - $12  Mega-Sessions II: "Rethinking Diaspora in the Work of Three Contemporary Filmmakers: Mina Shum, Ann Hui, James Lee" (English)
Chair: Chris Berry, Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
Gaik Cheng Khoo, Pacific & Asian Studies, University of Victoria, B.C., Canada
Jacqueline Levitin, School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser Unversity, B.C., Canada

Concurrent Panels A
TAPE NUMBER 006 - $12
  (A-1) Four Sites of Diaspora: Australia, U.S, Philippines, U.K. (English) Chair: Jeff Ow, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
"Floating Life: Chinese Australian Literature" Wenche Ommundsen, Literary Studies, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
"Tracing American Asia: Intellectual Diaspora as an Alternative Paradigm" Andy Chih-ming Wang, Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz
"From Intsik to Tsinoy: The Story of the Chinese Filipinos as Documented in Bahay Tsinoy – Museum of the Chinese in Philippine Life" Teresita Ang See, Chinese Studies Program, Ateneo de Manila Univeristy, Philippines
"Hwee Hwee Tan’s Mammon, Inc., and the Commodifying of Cosmopolitanism" Dorothy Wang, English, Northwestern University

TAPE NUMBER 007 - $12  (A-2) History. Memory, Gender (English) Chair: Patricia Sieber, Ohio State University
"Dispersing History: Western Feminist Revision in Anchee Min’s Becoming Madame Mao"
Jenny Johnson-Riley, English, Portland State University, Oregon
"Memory and Diaspora in Ha Jin’s Novel Waiting"
Shuang Shen, English, Rutgers University, New Jersey
"Em-Bodying Diasporic Womanhood in Shirley Lim’s Joss and Gold"
Pin-chia Feng, Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

TAPE NUMBER 008 - $12  (A-3) Critical Perspectives of Chinese Literature in the Diaspora (English)
Chair: Paola Zamperini, East Asian Literatures & Languages, UC Berkeley
"Studies on the Literature of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and Overseas Chinese in the Past 20 Years"
Wu Yiqi, Editor Huawen Wenzue, University of Shantou
"Going in Circles: Misdirected Studies on the Chinese Language Literature in North America"
Linda Chen Ruilin, Assistant Editor Huaren Shijie Sugarland, Texas
"Status of Chinese-Language Literature in the Philippines"
Zhuang Ziming Literary Gospel Center Manila, Philippines
"Chinese Language Literature of Southeast Asia"
Wang Lieyao, Literature, Jinan University, Guangzhou

TAPE NUMBER 025 - $12 Tribute to Ling-chi Wang

TAPE NUMBER 010 - $12 Banquet with Speaker: (English)
Yu Lihua, Writer, Youjian Zonglu, Youjian Zonglu; Wang Hui Qinghe; Huichang, Xianxingji (1972); Fujia de Ernumen; Bian

Saturday, November 30, 2002

TAPE NUMBER 011 - $12  Mega-Session III: Cultural Identity and Diaspora (English)
Chair: David Palumbo-Liu, Comparative Literature, Stanford University
"Border-crossings and Literary Diaspora: A Translingual/Transcultural Reading of a Chinese Translation of The Woman Warrior."
Shan Te-hsing, Academic Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
"Identity Crisis of Mahua Writers"
Kok-Cheung Hou, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"Transnationalism, Narrative, Representation"
Arif Dirlik, History, University of Oregon, Eugene

TAPE NUMBER 012 - $12   Mega-Session IV: Dialogue between Writers & Critics (Chinese)
Chair: Wang Xingchu, Poet & Editor-in-Chief, Zhongwai Luntan (East-West Forum)
Liu Huangtian, Writer and Poet
Lee Shuoyu, Writer (to be asked), San Francisco
Cheng Baolin, Writer, San Francisco
Pan Yuqi, Writer and Poet
Jean Shao Dan, Writer and Journalist
Huang Wanhua, Shandong University
Yu Xiande, Shantou University

Concurrent Panels B

TAPE NUMBER 013 - $12  (B-1) Problems in Orientalism (English)
Chair: Misa Oyama, English, UC Berkeley
"The Celestial Ladies That Are Not So ‘Oriental’: Im/migration, Liberal Citizenship, and the Rhetoric of Benevolence in Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton’s Short Stories in Land of Sunshine and The Overland Monthly, 1896-1900"
Yu-Fang Cho, Literature, University of California, San Diego
"Confucian Radicalism in Jade Snow Wong’s ‘Fifth Chinese Daughter’"
Becky Hsu, English, University of California, Berkeley
"From Dilemma to Transcendence: The Contrasting Cases of Kingston and Tan"
Suocai Su, English, Ball State University, Indiana
"‘The Fastest Hands in the East Meets the Biggest Mouth in the West’ Meets Multiculturalism"
Minh-Ha T. Pham, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

TAPE NUMBER 014 - $12  (B-2) Poetics of Displacement (English)
Chair: Michelle Dizon, Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
"Negotiations of Chineseness in Recent Singaporean English Language and Chinese Language Poets"
Wei Hsin Gui, Wesleyan University
"Four Singaporean Poets"
Qian Xi Teng, Columbia University
"He Quan and the Poetics of Chinese Filipino Identities"
Shirley O. Lua, Languages and Literatures of the Philippines, De La Salle University, Philippines
"From Qu Yuan to Ulysees: The Theme of Exile in Dominic Cheung's Poems"
Zhuang Guo-oui, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

TAPE NUMBER 015 - $12  (B-3) Latin American Narratives (English)
Chair: Maria Villasenor, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
"Los chinos en la sociedad panameon" -Eustorgio Chong Ruiz
Alejandro Lee, University of California, Los Angeles
"Readings from "Encounters": A Comparison with Chinese American Literature"
Roshni Rustomji-Kerns, Sonoma State University and Stanford University
"Images and Sound Creating/Invoking Stories"
Clara M. Chu, University of California, Los Angeles

TAPE NUMBER 016 - $12  (B-4) Writing in the Diaspora (Chinese)
Chair: Paola Zamperini, East Asian Literatures and Languages, UC Berkeley
"Chinese Japanese Literature and Chinese Japanese Community"
Wang Wei, Faculty of Economics, Kagawa University, Takamatsu-shi, Japan
Liao chi-yang, Professor, Musashino Art University, Tokyo
Ling Dingnian, Writer & Secretary-General, Shijie Huawen Mixing Xiaosuo Yanjiuhui

TAPE NUMBER 017 - $12  Lunch with Speaker: (English)
"Old Diasporas, New Transnationals, and Global Anglophone Literature by Authors of Chinese Descent"
Shirley Geok-Lin Lim, English UC Santa Barbara Nationalism and Literature: English-Language Writing from the Philippines and Singapore (1994); Monsoon History: Selected Poems (1995); Moving Her Self: Feminism in the Shadow of Empire (1996); Among the White Moon Faces (1998); Joss and Gold (2002)

TAPE NUMBER 018 - $12  Mega-Session V: Writing in English in the Diaspora
Chair: Shirley Lim, English, University of California, Santa Barbara
Yu Lihua, San Francisco, CA, Youjian Zonglu, Youjian Zonglu; Wang Hui Qinghe; Huichang, Xianxingji (1972); Fujia de Ernumen; Bian
Fiona Cheong, Singapore, Scent of the Gods (1991); Shadow Theater (forthcoming)
Dewi Anggraeni, Indonesia & Australia, Stories of Indian Pacific (1992); Journeys through Shadows (1998)

TAPE NUMBER 019 - $12   Mega-Session VI: Writing in Chinese in the Diaspora (Chinese)
Chair: Xingchu Wang, Editor, East West Forum
Hong Ying, London, United Kingdom, Beipan zhi Ye (1992), Summer of Betrayal (English, 1997) and 9 other languages; Ji’er de Nu’er (1997), Daughter of the Rivier (English, 1998) and other languages; and K (1999), K (English, 2002) and other languages.
Maurice Chuck, Writer, Journalist, & Publisher, Benliu: a Trilogy in Chinese; Huang Yunji Xuanji (1996) and many other works.
Zhang Ling, Toronto, Canada, Jiaocuo de Bi’an; Wangyue.
Ouyang Yu, Kingsbury, Victoria, Australia, The Eastern Slope Chronicle (2002); Representing Other: Chinese in Australian Fiction, 1888-1998 (2000); The Angry Wu Zili (Chinese, 1999); Songs of the Last Chinese Poet (1997); Moon over Melbourne and Other Poems (1995); Huangyuan; Weifeng.

Concurrent Panels C
TAPE NUMBER 020 - $12
  (C-4) Local Literary Communities (Chinese/English)
Chair: Him Mark Lai, Chinese Historical Society of America, San Francisco
"Literary Associations as a Cultural Phenomenon of the Chinese Diaspora"
Laifong Leung, East Asian Studies, University of Alberta, Canada
"The White Horse Literary and Artistic Society (Paima Wenyi She) Chinese Émigré Writers in New York City, 1955-1960"
Ben Huang, California State University, Fullerton
Parker Po-fei Huang, Retired Lecturer, Yale University
Wong Ho Long, Editor, Hawaii Chinese Writers’ Association

TAPE NUMBER 021 - $12  (C-2) Canadian Chinese Literature (English)
Chair: Iyko Day, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
"The Notion of Diaspora in Contemporary Chinese Canadian Cultural Production"
Guy Beauregard, English, University of British Columbia, Canada
"Model Minorities and Visible Minorities: Evelyn Lau’s Other Women and Racialization Across Borders
Marie Lo, English, Portland State University
"Imagined Chinatowns: The Ethnographic and Creative Construction of Chinese Canadian Worlds"
Pearl Chan, Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington

TAPE NUMBER 022 - $12  (C-2) Comparing Ethnic Literatures (English)
Chair: Christine Hong, English, UC Berkeley
"Blood and Bone: Representing Chinese Diasporic Identity through the Use of Metaphors in the Work of Li Young Lee, Faye Ng, and Pedro Zulen"
Maria J. Villasenor, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
"Global Signifying Monkeys and the Detours of Identity: Reading Maxine Hong Kingston’s Tripmaster Mondey: His Fake Book and Gerald Vozenor’s Griever: An American Monkey King in China"
Hsinya Huang, English & Comparative Literature National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
"Double Displacement in Shirley Geok-lin Lim’s Among the White Moon Faces and Madeleine Thien’s Simple Recipes"
Jeannie Chiu, English, Pace University, New York

TAPE NUMBER 023 - $12  (C-3) Chinese Diasporic Literature from Diverse Critical Perspectives (English)
Chair: Colleen Lye, English, UC Berkeley
"Shoulan yu Zaisheng: Haiwai Huaren Yimin Xueleshi de Wenhua Zungen"
Yao Chaowen, Fushan University
"Zong ‘Duoyuan Wenhua Ziyi’ dao ‘Shijie Ziyi:" Cong Maxine Hong Kingston and Ren Bilian de Xiaoshuo kan Dangdai Huayi Meiguo Nuzuojia duicongzu, Wenhua Shenfeng de Zhuiqiu"
Pu Ruoqian, College of Foreign Studies, Jinan University, Guangzhou
"Thinking Tramp in the Chinese Diaspora Novel — Nie Hualing, San Mao, Gao Xingjian, Huang Baolian and Others"
Henry Yiheng Zhao, University of London, United Kingdom

Sunday, December 1, 2002

TAPE NUMBER  024  $12   Plenary Session III: Internet and the Future of Literature in the Chinese Diaspora (Chinese/English)
Chair: Henry Yiheng Zhao, University of London, U.K.
"Dalu Haiwai Huawen Wenxue Yanjiu Xianzhuang ji Qita"
Rao Pengzi, Chinese Literature, Jinan University, Chair, World Chinese Writer Association of China
Shao Jun ( a.k.a. Jack Quian), Sun City, Arizona
Chen Rui-lin, Houston, Texas
Wang Lieyao, Jinan University, Guangzhou