ASIAN CINEMA RESEARCH LAB

Book Talks

The ACR Lab’s Book Talks will feature some of the most recent scholarly publications in Asian cinema studies from our core members and overseas collaborators. Through these book talks, we will interact and discuss different issues in Asian Cinema studies.

Upcoming Book Talks

Book Talk

“Alluring Monsters”

Date: 12 November 2021 (Friday), 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Leslie Barnes (Australian National University) and Joseph Mai (Clemson University) will discuss their book “The Cinema of Rithy Panh” with contributors Khatharya Um (UC Berkeley), Jennifer Cazenave (Boston University), Raya Morag (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), and Lindsay French (RISD), an opening address by Mariam B. Lam (UC Riverside), and moderated by Darlene Espena (Singapore Management University).

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Past Book Talks

Past Book Talk

“The Cinema of Rithy Panh”

Date: 12 November 2021 (Friday), 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Leslie Barnes (Australian National University) and Joseph Mai (Clemson University) will discuss their book “The Cinema of Rithy Panh” with contributors Khatharya Um (UC Berkeley), Jennifer Cazenave (Boston University), Raya Morag (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), and Lindsay French (RISD), an opening address by Mariam B. Lam (UC Riverside), and moderated by Darlene Espena (Singapore Management University).

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Past Book Talk

“City of Screens”

Date: 5 November 2021 (Friday), 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Jasmine Nadua Trice (Associate Professor, UCLA) will introduce her new book “City of Screens: Imagining Audiences in Manila’s Alternative Film Culture” and discuss it with Patrick F. Campos (Associate Professor, UP Diliman).

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