The Arts and Politics of East Asia Workshop (APEA) is pleased to announce our schedule for the Spring 2024 Quarter. All events will meet from 3:00 to 5:00pm at the Center for East Asian Studies 319 (1155 E. 60th St.). As usual, we will send reminder emails with information for the exact time and location prior to every workshop session, along with the link to the pre-circulation materials. For meetings via Zoom, we will send the registration link prior to the workshop session.


March 29th (in-person)

Jianqing Chen Ph. D., Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis

“Play, Rewind, and Swipe Forward: The Emergence of Horizontal Flow in the Age of Streaming Media”

Discussant: Thomas Lamarre Ph. D., Gordon J Laing Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College

Time: 11am-12:30pm

Location: Cobb 311

★This event is co-sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago with support from a Title VI National Resource Center Grant from the U.S Department of Education; this event is also co-sponsored by the Digital Media Workshop★


April 5th (in-person)

Jue Hou, Ph. D. Candidate, Committee on Social Thought & Comparative Literature

“Criticism’s Body”

Discussant: Hang Wu, Ph. D. Student, EALC & CMS


April 19th (in-person)

Dissertation Prospectus Workshop 1

Presenters TBA


April 26th (in-person)

Sound and Writing in East Asia Conference

Time & Location TBA


May 3rd (in-person)

Dissertation Prospectus Workshop 2

Presenters TBA


Coordinators: James Kennerly and Danlin Zhang, EALC

Faculty Sponsors: Professor Paola Iovene and Professor Melissa Van Wyk

Please do not hesitate to contact Danlin (danlinz@uchicago.edu) or James (kennerly@uchicago.edu) if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at APEA in the new quarter!

Danlin Zhang

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