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    • Access to Elite Education, Wage Premium and Social Mobility: The Truth and Illusion of China's College Entrance Exam 

      Jia, Ruixue (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2016-10-31)
      Professor Ruixue Jia, Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Global Policy & Strategy, UC San Diego. This talk examines the returns to elite education and their implications on elite formation and social mobility, ...
    • American Daoists in China: Cultural Appropriation or Soft Power? 

      Palmer, David (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2018-11-12)
      David Palmer, Associate Professor, Sociology, Hong Kong University
    • Andrew Erickson: "The People’s Republic at Sea: Great Power with 'Chinese Characteristics'" 

      East Asia Program; Erickson, Andrew (Cornell East Asia Program, 2018-04-11)
    • At the Edge of China—life in a Tibetan town 

      Demick, Barbara (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2021-09-27)
      Barbara Demick - author and journalist, formal Bureau Chief of the Los Angeles Time in Beijing and Seoul, previously reported from the Middle East and Balkans for the Philadelphia Inquirer, press fellow at the Council on ...
    • Aynne Kokas: “Hollywood Made in China: Platforms of Influence” 

      Kokas, Aynne (Cornell East Asia Program, 2018-03-21)
      Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series: Aynne Kokas (Assistant Professor of Media Studies, University of Virginia) - “Hollywood Made in China: Platforms of Influence”. February 25, 2018 China’s entry into ...
    • Beneath the China Boom: Labor, Citizenship, and the Making of a Rural Land Market 

      Chuang, Julia (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-10-07)
      Julia Chuang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Morrissey College - This talk examines the institutions that facilitated both China’s success in labor-intensive production and its current moment of construction over-capacity. ...
    • By Choice and Coercion: The Problem of Dual Citizenship in Modern China 

      Brooks, Charlotte (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-04-22)
      Charlotte Brooks, professor of history focusing on the 20th century US, Modern China, and the Chinese diaspora at the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, Baruch College, New York City - The Nationality Law of the People’s ...
    • CCCI Gerald Roche Tibet, China, and Settler Colonialism 

      Roche, Gerald (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2021-04-12)
      Tibet, China, and Settler Colonialism The term settler colonialism is increasingly being used to describe the relationship between the People’s Republic of China and its so-called ethnic minorities, such as Tibetans and ...
    • CCCI James Millward: Decolonizing Chinese Historiography 

      Millward, James (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2021-10-25)
      Professor James Millward, Georgetown University gave this talk titled, "Decolonizing Chinese Historiography with special attention to Xinjiang." The talk was co-sponsored by the East Asia Program's Contemporary China ...
    • CCCI Kimiko Suda: Ant Tribes (Yizu) in China's Contested Urban Space 

      Suda, Kimiko (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2022-04-11)
      CCCI welcomes Kimiko Suda, Ph.D. Post Doc researcher, National Discrimination and Racism Monitor (NaDiRa) speaking on, 'Ant Tribes'(Yizu) in China´s contested Urban Space: A Discourse Perspective.' In 2009 the term ...
    • CCCI Tani Barlow: Instinct and Society 

      Barlow, Tani (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2022-04-25)
      Tani Barlow, the George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Humanities and Professor of History at Rice University speaks on, "Instinct and Society." When Li Zehou burst onto the scene during the 1980s ‘culture fever’ he dragged ...
    • CCCI: Ana Candela From Compradors to Hacendados 

      Candela, Ana (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2020-02-22)
      From Compradors to Hacendados Cantonese Merchants In Peru and the Expanding Settler Colonial Frontiers of the Cantonese Pacific. Ana Candela, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Binghamton University Embracing the gendered ...
    • CCCI: Shelley Rigger 

      Rigger, Shelley (2021-11-15)
      Is China a Part of Taiwan? was the talk title given by Shelley Rigger, Professor of Political Science, Davidson University on November 15, 2021.
    • Chairman Mao’s Children: Politics, Generation, and China’s Difficult Memory 

      Xu, Bin (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2020-10-26)
      Speaker: Bin Xu, Sociology, Emory University October 26, 2020, Cornell University East Asia Program In the 1960s and 1970s, about 17 million Chinese youths were mobilized or forced by the state to migrate to the rural ...
    • China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law 

      Erie, Matthew (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2016-09-19)
      The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series, featuring interdisciplinary talks by scholars on issues in China today, runs every Monday this semester. Professor Matthew Erie - Associate Professor of Modern ...
    • China Entered Post-Post-Mao Times (And, If It Has, When Did This Happen) 

      Wasserstrom, Jeff (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2018-10-22)
      Jeff Wasserstrom, Chancellor's Professor, History, University of California, Irvine - This presentation will take the impending arrival of the 40th anniversary of the start of the "Reform Era" as an opportunity to step ...
    • China's 'Leftover' Women and the End of the One-Child Policy 

      Fincher, Leta Hong (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2016-03-07)
      Professor Leta Hong Fincher, Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asia Languages and Culture, Columbia University. Author of Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China. Leta Hong Fincher critiques ...
    • China's Cities: Divisions and Plans 

      Wallace, Jeremy (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2018-11-05)
      Jeremy Wallace, Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University - China’s cities are home to one in ten human beings. During the past decade, nearly 200 million people in China have migrated from rural ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...