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    • Tiantian Zheng: "Health and Social Activism of Self-Identified Gay Men in Postsocialist China" 

      Zheng, Tiantian; Tong, Nguyet (2015-08)
      CCCI Lecture Series: Professor Tiantian Zheng (Professor of Anthropology, SUNY Cortland) - "Health and Social Activism of Self-Identified Gay Men in Postsocialist China" February 23, 2015 Based on ethnographic research ...
    • Zachary Howlett: "China's National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) as a Fateful Rite of Passage: 'A Great Army Crossing a Narrow Plank Bridge'" 

      Howlett, Zachary; Tong, Nguyet (2016-02)
      Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series: Zachary Howlett (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology, Cornell University) - "China's National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) as Fateful Rite of Passage: 'A Great Army ...
    • The Memory Project: "Knocking on Memory’s Door with a Video Camera" 

      Wu, Wenguang; Zhang, Mengqi; Liu, Xiaolei; Zhang, Ping; Tong, Nguyet (2016-11)
      CCCI Lecture Series: Filmmakers from The Memory Project at Caochangdi Workstation in Beijing - "Knocking on Memory's Door with a Video Camera" November 7, 2016 We are walking down Memory Lane. We are continuing to remember. ...
    • "Economic Integration and Spatial Wage Differences: How Valuable Is Market Access to Workers in China?" 

      Lovely, Mary (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-02-13)
      Mary Lovely, Professor of Economics, Syracuse University - New economic geography (NEG) models predict that costly transport and the spatial distribution of demand affect the profits firms can earn in different locations, ...
    • To Speak Is to Blunder but I Venture 

      Li, Yiyun (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-02-27)
      Yiyun Li, Professor of English, UC Davis - Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, the first nonfiction book by novelist and short story writer Yiyun Li, explores a life lived in reading and writing, with a ...
    • Masculinities and Media in China's Na Communities 

      Blumenfield, Tami (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-03-06)
      Professor Tami Blumenfield, James B. Duke Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, Furman University - This presentation explores men's roles in Na communities of southwest China through a series of images and documentary ...
    • Globalization and Market Governance: Chinese Capitalism in Comparative Perspective 

      Hsueh, Roselyn (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-03-13)
      Professor Roselyn Hsueh, Associate Professor of Political Science, Temple University - Scholars debate how and why China’s globalization and development trajectory varies from India and Russia, other developing countries ...
    • How China Sees Trump: Past Lessons and Future Prospects for US-China Relations 

      Weiss, Jessica Chen (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-03-20)
      Jessica Chen Weiss, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University - So far the Chinese government has taken a relatively restrained response to Trump, preferring to wait and see what his administration’s policies ...
    • The Shenzhen Condition: An Anthropology of the Intercultural 

      O'Donnell, Mary Ann (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-03-27)
      Mary Ann O'Donnell, Ethnographer based in Shenzhen, China - The place name “Shenzhen” glosses ongoing efforts to intervene in world history. This turn, the dominant agent is the Chinese state, which has used Shenzhen to ...
    • China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: Cultural Policy, Film Industry, and Soft Power, 1994-2016 

      Su, Wendy (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-04-10)
      Professor Wendy Su, Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside - In recent years, the film industry in the People’s Republic of China has found itself among the top three most prolific in the world ...
    • Comparative Postcolonial Theory and the Question of Chinese Empire 

      Shih, Shu-mei (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-04-17)
      Shu-mei Shih, Professor of Comparative Literature, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Asian American Studies, UCLA - The emergence of Sinophone studies in the last decade is altering the landscape of postcolonial theory ...
    • The Rise of “National Heritage” in Modern China 

      Lai, Guolong (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-09-11)
      Guolong Lai, Associate Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology, University of Florida - As a national cultural policy, heritage preservation was introduced into China from the West as part of the modernizing efforts under ...
    • China's dairy century - making, drinking and dreaming of milk 

      DuBois, Thomas (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-09-18)
      Thomas DuBois, Historian of Chinese Religion and Society, Australian National University - China’s dairy industry has of late become big news. A country that few would have instinctively associated with milk has emerged ...
    • The Rise of Neo-Familism in Contemporary China 

      Yan, Yunxiang (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-09-25)
      Professor Yunxiang Yan, Professor of Social Anthropology, UCLA - Based on evidence drawn from longitudinal fieldwork over three decades and secondary literature, the present study unpacks the complex connections among the ...
    • Nationalizing the Diaspora Identity in the China Rising Century 

      Wongsurawat, Wasana (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-10-16)
      Wasana Wongsurat, Assistant Professor of History, Chulalongkorn University - The status of the ethnic Chinese in Thailand has seen enormous transformations over the past thirty years. From a severely persecuted minority ...
    • Urbanization as Environmental Change: Planning and Dispossession in Contemporary China 

      Chen, Jia-Ching (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-10-22)
      Jia-Ching Chen, Assistant Professor of Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara - China's unprecedented urban growth has captured the attention of international media and scholars alike. However, contrary to widespread dystopian ...
    • Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power 

      French, Howard (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-10-23)
      Professor Howard French, Professor of Journalism, Columbia Journalism School - Professor French will discuss how patterns of Chinese interactions with nearby cultures throughout the long dynastic era have shaped present-day ...
    • Cultivating A Therapeutic Self in Urban China 

      Zhang, Li (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-11-06)
      Professor Li Zhang, Professor of Anthropology, UC Davis - Facing intensified market competition and rapid social change, many Chinese are experiencing increased mental distress. In this talk, professor Zhang examines how ...
    • Reimagining the Real China: Dilemmas (and Solutions) of Han-ness and Tradition in China Today 

      Carrico, Kevin (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-11-13)
      Kevin Carrico, Lecturer of Chinese Studies, Macquarie University - What, when, and where is the “real China”? According to a growing group of young people in cities across the country, the real China is not to be found in ...
    • Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band Concert Documentary 

      Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2018-03-19)
      World renowned pipa player Wu Man and the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band performed in concert on March 19, 2018 at Cornell's Barnes Hall. This short documentary provides a glimpse behind the scenes with interviews with Wu Man, ...