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Versailles Bragging on Chinese Social Media

Event Details

Date
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time
7 p.m.
Location
Description
"My husband bought me a Chanel bag, it was really ugly, I was very angry..."
This is an example of what Chinese netizens call "Versailles bragging," which is a humblebrag that betrays your aristocratic lifestyle.
The Center for East Asian Studies presents a lecture on this trend by Nanjing University Professor Xinren Chen.
Serving as moderator will be UW-Madison Chinese linguistics professor Weihua Zhu.
Registration required: Webinar ID 929 7172 0169
Cost
Free

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