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For students who cannot attend the class synchronously due to time differences, please watch the zoom recordings under Week 4’s module, and then answer the…

For students who cannot attend the class synchronously due to time differences, please watch the zoom recordings under Week 4’s module, and then answer the following discussion questions:
Engage with the four characters: Cui Qiao, Gu Qing, Han Han, and the father, in the story and briefly answer the following questions:
Who are they? What are their characteristics? What do they represent?
(1 pt for each character analysis) This week, we are going to do a discussion session on Yellow Earth on 10/5, and watch Farewell My Concubine (dir. Chen Kaige) yourself.
Synchronous session
I want to invite everyone to attend a synchronous discussion session on 10/5, 12-2pm,  focusing on Yellow Earth.
Viewing and Reading
Viewing: Farewell My Concubine (dir. Chen Kaige, 1993)
https://media3-criterionpic-com.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/htbin/wwform/006?T=CF0224
Reading:
Larson, Wendy. The Concubine and the Figure of History: Chen Kaiges Farewell My Concubine, in Sheldon Lu, Transnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender, pp. 331-360.Chapter 13 Lu.pdf
E. Ann Kaplan. Reading Formations and Chen Kaiges Farewell My Concubine. In Sheldon Lu, Transnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender pp. 265-276.Chapter 10 in Lu.pdf
Assignment and Assessment
After finishing the assigned reading and film, please finish the Discussion #4 on Farewell My Concubine.

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