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

Past Book Talks

Past Book Talk

Cinemas Dark and Slow in Digital India

Date: 16 July 2021 (Friday), 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lalitha Gopalan (the University of Texas in Austin) will introduce her new book Cinemas Dark and Slow in Digital Asia, the first book on independent filmmaking in India

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Past Book Talk

Translating Calligraphy

Date: 18 June 2021 (Friday), 11:00am – 12:30pm (GMT +8)
Markus Nornes (University of Michigan) will introduce his new book Brushed in Light: Calligraphy in East Asian Cinema.

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