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Professor Man He Presents Research at “Sinophone Onstage”

Man He, Assistant Professor of Chinese, presents her research titled “Performing Interracial Intimacy: The Chinese Theatres in 1910s China and America” at the international conference "Sinophone Onstage: New Voices and Discourses in Chinese Theatre & Performance Studies" (Oct.16-18, 2015). The conference is sponsored by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (Taiwan), Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Inter-University Center for Sinology, USA (CCK-IUC), and Ministry of Science and Technology (Taiwan). Continue reading »

A Moving Sound: Tai Chi and Dance Workshop

Taichi Workshop

Join international presenter and performer Mia Hsieh for her unique blend of Tai Chi and quiet dance. Enjoy this rare opportunity to explore simple dance and movement using concepts such as contraction (Yin) and expansion (Yang), spiraling, rotating, loosening and softening. This event is free and open to the public. However, online registration is required. Please sign-up, for either participation or observation. Wednesday, October 7 at 4:10pm '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, Main Stage Continue reading »

A Moving Sound: Taiwanese Music Performance

Sheng Dong, or “A Moving Sound,” is a Taiwan-based company that fuses traditional Taiwanese and Chinese musical ideas with modern song compositions performed on Chinese instruments including the vertically-held and bowed erhu and the Chinese guitar, known as zhongruan, as well as on Western instruments. The company has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, and has performed at The Kennedy Center and in music festivals around the world. Their two-day residency at Williams is part of their 2015 American tour. Thursday, October 8 at 7:00pm | '62 Center of Theatre and Dance, Adams Memorial Theatre This event is free and open to the public. However, tickets are required. Please visit the Williams ’62 Center Box Office Tues.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. or call (413) 597-2425. ❯ More information Continue reading »

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