Cornell's East Asia Program, charged with fostering knowledge of the histories, cultures, and contemporary affairs of East Asia, serves as a cross-campus clearinghouse for information and is a focal unit for all of the university's East Asia-related students, faculty, community outreach, and public activities.

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  • "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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • Urban Horror: Post-socialist Hong Kong Cinema 

    Huang, Erin (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2018-10-29)
    Erin Huang, Assistant Professor, East Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, Princeton University - This talk examines the global condition of “post-socialism” in Hong Kong—a city without a “socialist” legacy—as a way of ...

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