A screening of the short film “Carnal Orient” by Mila Zuo, followed by Q & A and a talk by the filmmaker, “Vulgar Materialisms and Asian Animalities.”
Mila Zuo is an assistant professor in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at Oregon State University. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in cinema and media studies from UCLA. She is currently working on a book about body politics in contemporary Chinese cinemas, proposing that 21st-century Chinese identity is an interactive and reactive media phenomenon imagined through screen performances of sex, health, and beauty.