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September 2018

“Filial Obsessions: Chinese Patriliny and Its Discontents”

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "Filial Obsessions: Chinese Patriliny and Its Discontents" Steven Sangren, Hu Shih Professor Emeritus, Cornell University Moderated by Nick Bartlett, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society, Barnard College Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. ____________ In his recent book, Filial Obsessions: Chinese Patriliny and Its Discontents, Steven Sangren employs a broad analysis of Chinese patriliny to propose a distinctive theoretical conceptualization of the role of desire in…

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October 2018

“A Misunderstood Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, and Sino-North Korean Relations”

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
International Affairs Building Room 918, Columbia University - International Affairs Building Room 918
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Lecture “A Misunderstood Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, and Sino-North Korean Relations” Zhihua Shen, Professor of History, East China Normal University Danhui Li, Professor of History, East China Normal University Yafeng Xia, Professor of History, Long Island University Moderator: Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University Monday, October 1, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. ____________ This lecture will focus on the new book from Zhihua Shen and…

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“The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up”

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
School of Social Work, Room C03, 1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Lecture "The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up" Michael Meyer, Associate Professor of English, University of Pittsburgh Friday, October 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Social Work Building, Room C03 Michael Meyer is a recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar fellowship and an Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. In this talk, Meyer will recount his 22-year journey in China as well as challenges of reporting from…

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“Historical Coordinates and the Future of China”

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building Room 918, Columbia University - International Affairs Building Room 918
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Lecture "Historical Coordinates and the Future of China" Si Wu, President, the Unirule Economic Research Institute and Visiting Scholar at Harvard University Moderator: Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University Monday, October 8, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 *This event is in Chinese Where does Chinese society come from, where is it going to, and who is it today? There are at least three ways to tell this story. The…

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“#MeToo and Big Brother in China”

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Affairs Building Room 918, Columbia University - International Affairs Building Room 918
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Lecture "#MeToo and Big Brother in China" Leta Hong Fincher, Scholar and Journalist Lu Pin, Activist and graduate student, SUNY-Albany Wednesday, October 17, 2018 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. International Affairs Building Room 918 A dialogue between Leta Hong Fincher and Lu Pin on the past strategies and future prospects of the feminist movement in China.

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