Chinese film – Woman Demon Human (Ren gui qing, 1987), dir. Huang Shuqin
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 from 19:00 to 21:30 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Huang Shuqin's 黄蜀芹 extraordinaryWoman Demon Human (Ren gui qing人鬼情, 1987) – based on the life and career of Pei Yanling, a famous female performer of male roles in Hebei opera – has been called China's first feminist film.
- Part of Chinese Film and the Body (2013–2014): a series of film evenings exploring social and cultural issues related to health, medicine and the body in 20th and 21st century China, as represented in Chinese cinema.
Organised by the UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity (CCHH).
- Especially suitable for people interested in:
Chinese studies, Film Studies, Medical Humanities
- Open to:
Members of UCL and
Registered Friends of the UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity
To register and join our Events mailing list, please follow this link.
The film evenings take place on Tuesdays during term-time, from 12th November 2013 to 11th February 2014.
Each screening is presented by by a specialist, and followed by a discussion and/or a live video Q&A session with the director.
You can find further details of the films and suggestions for background reading here:
The films are also core viewing for the UCL CHH MA module in Chinese Film and the Body.
When & Where
UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity
The UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity brings together UCL’s considerable China expertise in an ambitious programme of interdisciplinary teaching and research.
We support interdisciplinary research and education into China’s health in its social, cultural and historical contexts, and China’s impact on world health, past, present and future.
The Centre is strong in the social sciences, history and culture, archaeology, the environment, law and international health and development. It is committed to UCL's Grand Challenges especially as they relate to China: global health, sustainable cities, intercultural interaction and human wellbeing.
We aim to develop existing connections and facilitate new collaborative initiatives with institutions in China, creating new spaces for dialogue and debate about effective and appropriate health interventions.
伦敦大学学院的中国仁康中心以中国为中心,坚持本学院的四项大挑战：全球健康，城市的可持续发展，跨文化交流， 人类幸福。我们在健康问题上进行多方面的交叉学科研究及教育，对中国在过去、现在和将来对全球健康的影响进行多方面探索。中国仁康中心于2011年六月开 放。我们将提供一个相互合作的平台给UCL研究中国的专家学者，使他们能够参与这宏伟的教育和研究项目。 我们目的是发展原有的多方关系，以及在其基础上开展与中国有关机构的新的合作关系，促进有效对话，探讨与发展新的合作项目。
The Centre organises seminars, film screenings and general-interest events. To register as a Friend of UCL CCHH and join our Events mailing list, please fill in the online form by clicking here.