September 30: OzAsia Confucius Institute Lecture

Chinese Band: Banana Peel

Lost in Translation: Transnational American Rock and its Map of Misreading in China

Professor Teng Jimeng – Beijing Foreign Studies University

An exploration into China’s popular culture through the lens of the politicised rock music movements. What are the relations between power and culture? How has the process of globalisation impacted and defined music movements in China? The relationship between music, society, government and industry reveals pivotal moments in the history of nations. Professor Teng Jimeng explores the history of these relations and their impact on the contemporary cultural landscape.

Free Entry – Registration Essential

Time: 6 PM – 7 PM

Venue: Banquet Room – Festival Centre

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