Day: November 7, 2011

Plateau Rouge: On the Cultural Revolution in Tibet (2)

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Cultural Politics / French / history and memory / Tibet

A few weeks ago, I finally received my copy of the new French translation of Tibetan writer Woeser’s text of oral histories on the Cultural Revolution in Tibet. This past Saturday night in Seattle, in between a Schumann Violin Concerto unearthed in unearthly manner and a celestially brutal Bruckner Symphony, I had a chance to read a single testimony and wanted to share a few impressions of the text. Woeser’s interloctor in one long episode […]