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 Crossing a Narrow Plank Bridge'." February 22, 2016
Zach Howlett clarifies the perceptions among students, parents, and teachers about issues of meritocracy, academic achievement, and social inequality within China’s college entrance exam system. Introduction by Robin McNeal, director of the CCCI and the Cornell East Asia Program. For additional resources: eap.einaudi.cornell.edu/ccci-spring-2016
Video of full lecture with presentation slides edited into the video.
China; college entrance exam; gaokao; meritocracy
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