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Shanghai (iTunes U)

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A series of talks and educational videos (lengths vary)
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The Shanghai exhibition (on view at the Asian Art Museum from February 12September 5, 2010) explored, through the mirror of its art, the tumultuous history that has resulted in one of Asia’s most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities of today. Learn more about Shanghai through short video documentaries, talks, and through the voices of the Asian Art Museum's Art Speak interns. 

Press the "View in iTunes U" button above to view videos in this series, including the following talks from the Shanghai symposium:

Welcome Remarks - Modern and Modernity: Visual Narratives of Interwar Shanghai
Lucinda Barnes, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Introductory Remarks - Modern and Modernity: Visual Narratives of Interwar Shanghai
Wen-hsin Yeh, UC Berkeley

Everyday Life and the Lilong of Shanghai
Renee Y. Chow, UC Berkeley

Shanghai's Jews: Art, Architecture, and Survival
Nancy Berliner, Peabody Essex Museum

The American Club, The Columbia Country Club and the Creation of an American Ambiance in Shanghai, 1920-1943
Ellen Johnston Laing, University of Michigan

The Bund between the Wars: Tales of a New Icon and an Old Struggle
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, UC Irvine

Collecting in Shanghai: Classical Connoisseurs Meet Modernity
Jay Xu, Asian Art Museum

Shanghai Deco
Michael Knight, Asian Art Museum

Art and Social Networks in Republican Shanghai
Kuiyi Shen, UC San Diego

Picturing Gender in 1920s Shanghai
Lisa Claypool, Reed College

The Modern Shanghai Visual Imaginary
Joan Judge, York University

Guides to a Global Paradise
Catherine Vance Yeh, Boston University

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