Program

Download the Conference Program for details of papers, speakers and program timetable.

Dragon Tails 2017 will be a single-stream conference from Thursday, 23 November to Sunday, 26 November 2017.

We were pleased to welcome our international speaker, Professor Madeline Y. Hsu from the University of Texas (Austin), USA, whose topic will be Migrant Imaginaries, Imagining the Immigrant: Hang Liwu and the (In)Eligibility of Chinese for U.S. Citizenship

There will also be a special pre-conference tour on Thursday 23 November to see the Chinese Heritage of Bendigo and District.

Thursday 23 November
10.00 - 4.30    Pre-conference Tour - Bendigo and District Chinese History
6.00 - 7.00   Welcome Reception: Sun Loong Gallery, Golden Dragon Museum
7.30    Conference Dinner: New China Restaurant

Friday 24 November
8.30 - 9.00    Registration
9.00 - 9.30    Conference Opening
9.30 - 11.00    Panel 1 - Generations and Intergenerational Dreams
11.00 - 11.30    Morning tea
11.30 - 1.00    Panel 2 - Families and Screening Dreams
1.00 - 2.00    Lunch
2.00 - 3.30    Panel 3 - Making Connections, Finding Archives
3.30 - 4.00    Afternoon tea
4.00 - 5.30    Panel 4 - Three Windows on China in 19th century Australia
5.45 - 6.45     Behind-the-scenes guided tour of Golden Dragon Museum

Saturday 25 November
8.30 - 9.15    Registration
9.15 - 10.30    Keynote Presentation - Prof. Madeline Y. Hsu, University of Texas (Austin)
10.30 - 11.00    Morning tea
11.00 - 12.30    Panel 5 - Culture and Food
12.30 - 1.30    Lunch, including Book Launch
1.30 - 3.00    Panel 6 - Art and Memory: The Young Project
3.00 - 3.30    Afternoon tea
3.30 - 5.00       Panel 7 - Place, Faith, and Family
5.15 - 6.15     Behind-the-scenes guided tour of Golden Dragon Museum

Sunday 26 November
8.30 - 9.00    Registration
9.00 - 10.30    Panel 8 - Family and Community History
10.30 - 11.00    Morning tea
11.00 - 12.30    Panel 9 - Joss Houses, Archaeology and Charity
12.30 - 1.30    Lunch
1.30 - 3.00    Panel 10 - Museums and Exhibitions: Public Imaginations
3.00 - 3.30    Afternoon tea
3.30 - 4.30       Panel 11 - Future Imaginings
4.30 - 5.00    Concluding Remarks