Film and Media Studies

Chinese Film Fest

Harvard's Got Film Talent!

“the most entertaining two hours I had at Harvard this semester”
—Prof. Shigehisa Kuriyama, EALC Chair and Film Fest Judge

Every two years the Chinese Film Fest invites submissions from Harvard students studying Chinese.  Awards are given in the categories of Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, and Best Song. The event has previously been sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center and the Harvard-...

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Video Games Workshop 2016

Saturday, April 16 9:30 am - 5:45 pm

Common Room (Ground Floor)
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
2 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Workshop Description

Video games have become a significant component among the arts and industries of global popular culture, with reported worth of $44 billion annually, worldwide. Players encompass a wide age range and nearly equal ratios of women and men. Games played in a specific cultural context may be studies as producing meanings generated in part from the cultural heritage of the society within...

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East Asian Media Ecologies



New media is transforming the economic, political, legal, and everyday life of East Asia. In South Korea, video game tournaments make it to prime time television, whereas in North Korea, mobile phone users form secret networks. In China, the film box office grows by double digits while the Internet challenges the Party’s monopoly of...

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Of Daoist Flights and Chinese Fantasies: featuring Jack Miles and James Robson discussing  Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Daoist Bodily Cultivation in the new Norton Anthology of World Religions

Of Daoist Flights and Chinese Fantasies: featuring Jack Miles and James Robson discussing Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Daoist Bodily Cultivation in the new Norton Anthology of World Religions

November 12, 2014

Harvard Book Store welcomes University of California at Irvine professor JACK MILES and Harvard University professor JAMES ROBSON for a discussion of The Norton Anthology of World Religions. This event is co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University.

This magisterial Norton Anthology, edited by world-renowned scholars under the direction of Pulitzer Prize winner Jack Miles, offers a portable library of...

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