The Butterfly Lovers, the Cultural Revolution, and the Arts in China
November 1, 2013; 4:00 p.m.
What is the impact of post-Mao Cultural Revolution aesthetics on the arts in China today? Find out at a symposium organized in conjunction with Shanghai Ballet’s performance of The Butterfly Lovers at Cal Performances. Participants include Xiaomei Chen (UC Davis), Emily Wilcox (University of Michigan), Xin Lili (Shanghai Ballet), and Li Yehong (Shanghai Ballet). Moderated by Professor Ling Hon Lam of UC Berkeley's Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. A guided tour of Beauty Revealed is offered prior to the event, at 3 p.m.
Organized by Cal Performances in collaboration with the Center for Chinese Studies at UC Berkeley.
Museum Theater. Admission free