CFP: The Fourth International Conference on the Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia: Taiwan and Hong Kong Cinemas during the 1980s

Conference Time: April 27th-28th, 2019
Conference Venue: Taipei National University of the Arts
Keynote Speaker: Robert Ru-shouChen(National Chengchi University)


Topics of the conference:

  1. Connection/ Comparison between Taiwan New Cinema and Hong Kong New Wave
  2. Exchanges and flows between Taiwan and Hong Kong cinemas and personnel in the 1980s
  3. Connections between Hong Kong/ Taiwan cinemas and Southeast Asian cinemas
  4. Taiwan and Hong Kong film stars
  5. Taiwan and Hong Kong film auteurs
  6. The rise and fall of Black (Mafia) Film in Taiwan and Hong Kong
  7. Languages, identities, and Taiwan/ Hong Kong cinema
  8. Other topics related to cinemas of Taiwan and Hong Kong during the 1980s

Abstract submission:

Please email your abstract (in less than 1,000 words) before Jan. 18th, 2019 to the following address: Please also indicate that the email is for “Abstract submission to the 4th International Conference on Film Histories of Taiwan and Asia” and include in the email your short c.v. and contact information such as phone number, address, or other email address.



Deadline for abstract submission: January 18th, 2019

Notification of abstract acceptance: February 18th, 2019

Final conference paper due: April 8th, 2019


Conference language: English/Chinese

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