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Cultural Globalization as Humanistic Globalization: Propitious Intersections between Arts and Technologies

This paper explores whether the human use of technology, either as a practical tool or a cultural tool, can make cultural globalization humanistic globalization.

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Globalization as Coping Mechanisms for the Changing City: Contemporary Hong Kong Films

This paper proposes Hong Kong films make use of globalization to cope with the political, social and economic changes the city has gone through rapidly in the last two decades.

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Images of China and the West: The Globalization of Culture and Values in Contemporary Transnational Chinese Film

This paper explores how images of China and the West in contemporary transnational Chinese films reflect globalization of culture and values. Behind an assumed cultural binarism are universal cross-cultural efforts.

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Cross-Cultural Encounters Between China and the World: The Challenges of Cultural Inclusiveness

In view of the massive cross-cultural encounters between China and the world, this paper traces literary meetings over the last one half century to discover the challenges of cultural inclusiveness.

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Contemporary Hong Kong War Films: Inclusive Cross-Cultural Exchanges Facilitated by Cultural Globalization

This paper explores inclusive cross-cultural exchanges facilitated by cultural globalization, through looking at contemporary Hong Kong war films. These films affirm cultural inclusivity with the protagonists empowered by cross-cultural exchanges.

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Interactive Inclusive Cross-cultural Encounters Online: The Virtual Museum of Asian Canadian Cultural Heritage and the Sagittarius-ORION Project

This paper describes how interactive inclusive cross-cultural encounters are facilitated in our two online projects: the Virtual Museum of Asian Canadian Cultural Heritage (VMACCH) and the SAGITTARIUS-ORION Project.

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Cross-cultural Encounters Bridging Time and Space: The Heroes in Contemporary Chinese Kung Fu Films

The new directions taken by the latest Chinese kung fu heroes are: 1) reviving the Bruce Lee-style heroes; and 2) mixing with Western genres.

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The Foreign Experts in China: Adaptive Crossovers and Inclusive Cross-Cultural Appropriations

This paper explores the transformations of the foreign experts in China over the past one half century, and identifies the processes that will facilitate adaptive crossovers and inclusive cross-cultural appropriations.

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Possibilities for the Chinese Martial Arts Movies: The Sudden Surge of Ip Man Films

This paper shows how Chinese Martial Arts Movies explore nationalism, colonialism, gender, heroism, and social problems by examining recent films made around Bruce Lee's Chinese Martial Arts master Yip Man.

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The “Foreigner with Expert Knowledge” and the “Local Chinese”: Arthur Miller’s Death Of A Salesman and Gao Xing-jian’s Absolute Signal

This paper explores the polarization between the Chinese and the foreign expert, through examination of the cross-cultural encounters between Arthur Miller and the 2000 Nobel Laureate for Literature Gao Xing-jian.

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Published online: August 5, 2015

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