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"Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China" A film by Yue-Qing Yan (1999)

This documentary film examines the written language, Nu Shu, meaning "female writing" developed by women in feudal China, usually with bound feet, who were denied educational opportunities.

Date: Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Bush Memorial - Troy Campus

Contact: Michael Baumgardner, 244-2207, baumgm@sage.edu

Title of event: "Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China" A film by Yue-Qing Yan (1999)

Description: 

This documentary film examines the written language, Nu Shu, meaning "female writing" developed by women in feudal China, usually with bound feet, who were denied educational opportunities. The film profiles 86 year old Huan-yi Yang, the only living resident of the Nu Shu area still able to read and write the language. The film will be followed by a discussion by Dr. Sybillyn Jennings (Psychology) and Dr. David Salomon (English).

Date and time: 11/5 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bush Memorial

No Cost/Open to Public

Michael Baumgardner; 518-244-2207; baumgm@sage.edu