The Butterfly Lovers, the Cultural Revolution, and the Arts in China

Fri Nov 1, 2013
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)
4:00 PM


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 SanSan Kwan (Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies), Andrew Jones (East Asian Languages and Cultures), and Xiaomei Chen (East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Davis). 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