October 3

9:10-10:50 a.m., Conference Room
Workshop I: Critical Theory Conference: On Waiting
Second Session
Hung-Chiung LI 李鴻瓊 (National Taiwan University, TAIWAN)
Ackbar ABBAS (University of California, Irvine, USA)
Title: Tsai Mingliang: Waiting for the World to Writhe in Ecstasy at Your Feet
Jenna NG 黄佩珣 (University of York, UNITED KINGDOM)
Title: Waiting and Anti-Waiting (and Wong Kar-Wai)
Nobutaka OTOBE 乙部延剛
(Ibaraki University, JAPAN)
Title: Democracy to Come, or Democracy Here and Now?
11:10 a.m.-12:40 p.m.,
Panel 3: Biopolitics
Min-Tser LIN 林明澤 (National Cheng Kung University, TAIWAN)
Bregham DALGLIESH (University of Tokyo, JAPAN)
Title: The Possibility of Thought in the Age of Techno-cultural Control
Christophe Thouny (The University of Tokyo, JAPAN)
Title: Biopolitical Screens of Psycho-Pass: Security, Bodies and Planetary Urbanization
Manpreet Kaur JANEJA (University of Copenhagen, DENMARK)
Title: Waiting for Food
11:10 a.m.-12:40 p.m.,
Panel 4: Asia and the West
Sun-Chieh LIANG 梁孫傑 (National Taiwan Normal University, TAIWAN)
Emily Shu-Hui TSAI 蔡淑惠 (National Chung Hsing University, TAIWAN)
Title: Flickering Light in Chaos: Schizo/Psycho-analysis, Karma, and Neo-Liberal Asia
Stankomir NICIEJA 倪丹康 (University of Opole, POLAND)
Title: Waiting for Illumination: Western Myths of the Marriage between the East and West in Contemporary Cinema
Meera LEE
(Syracuse University, USA)
Title: A View from the Waiting Room: Passivity, Passion, Creativity
2:10p.m.-3:40 p.m., Conference Room
Workshop II: Native Theory

Second Session

Shu-Mei SHIH 史書美 (The University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG)
Li-Chun HSIAO 蕭立君 (National Taiwan University, TAIWAN)
Vicente L. RAFAEL (University of Washington, USA)
Title: Motherless Tongues: The Aporia of Translation
Richard F. CALICHMAN (City College of New York, USA)
Title: The Question of Time in Asian Studies
Mirana M. SZETO 司徒薇
(The University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG)
Title: Umbrella Occupy and Everyday Utopianism: Hong Kong as a Site of Theoretical Production
4:00p.m.-5:40 p.m. , Conference Room
Workshop III: Document and Limbo
Memory and Witnessing Session I
Han-Yu HUANG 黃涵榆 (National Taiwan Normal University, TAIWAN)
Yu-Chuan SHAO 邵毓娟 (National Taiwan Normal University, TAIWAN)
Title: Beyond the Bounds of Ideology: Testimonial Literature and the Problems of Ethics in GaoXinjian’s One Man’s Bible
Chih-Wei YANG 楊志偉 (National Taiwan University, TAIWAN)
Title: Waiting for the Contemporary: The Witness Narrative in Wuhe’s The Life That Remains

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