Mate Choice and Marriage in the Chinese Communist Border Areas: Three Perspectives from 1941-42, a lecture and discussion with Dr. Allan Barr (Pomona College)
Free and Open to the Public
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On the eve of the 80th anniversary of the famous Yan’an Forum on Literature and Art, this paper examines three controversial works that explored the vexed issues of mate choice and marriage in the Communist border areas during the war with Japan.
Allan Barr, Professor of Chinese at Pomona College, has published widely on Ming and Qing literature and history. He is also the translator of several books by contemporary Chinese authors, including Yu Hua, Han Han, and Ai Weiwei.
Find Ai Weiwei's recent memoir, translated by Allan Barr, 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows, at this link.
Presented by the CSUSB History Department, the History Club/Phi Alpha Theta, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Jack Brown College of Business and Public Administration, and the Intellectual Life Fund. Please contact Jeremy Murray (email@example.com) with any questions. Series organizers are Jeremy Murray and Alexander Serrano. Find out more about the series at this link.