2020 Program Sessions

364. Posthumanism and Premodern China

3:30 PM–4:45 PM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - Skagit 5

Session Information


1: Deconstructing Liezi’s Robot: Transhumanism, Daoism, and Early Chinese Medical Discourse

Daniel Fried, U of Alberta

2: The Corporeal Transhuman: Revisiting the Cognitive Shift in Mid-Ming Landscape Poetry and Art

Xinmin Liu, Washington State U, Pullman

3: Eloquent Flesh: Female Ugliness as a Technology of Transcendence

Lucia Tang, U of California, Berkeley


Xiaowen Xu, U of British Columbia, Vancouver