China's increasing assertiveness in the South China Sea has changed the security dynamic in East Asia. Are the United States and its allies on a collision course with China, or are there ways to avoid the outbreak of conflict? We will explore these with our guest, Jacqueline Newmyer Deal, who has furnished analysis to the Defense Department on East Asian security issues for over a decade.
Join the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and Scholars at Risk for a discussion of “To Build a Free China” by imprisoned rights lawyer and law professor Xu Zhiyong, and the ways in which legal advocacy is developing as a form of political resistance.
The UCLA Confucius Institute presents a series of monthly webinars targeted to help Mandarin language teachers improve their teaching strategies and learn about new advancements in the field.
The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies will host Li Zhang, Professor of Anthropology and Interim Dean of Social Sciences at the University of California, Davis.
The UC Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies will host Robert Hymes, Professor of Oriental Studies at Columbia University, for one of the University's Public Theology Lectures.
The East Asian Studies Center will present a screening of the documentary, My Life in China, on Thursday, April 6. Director Kenneth Eng and Writer/Producer Ehren Parks (bios) will be in attendance to introduce the film and engage in discussion with the audience.
The UC Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies will host Ou Ning from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University to discuss the Bishan Project.
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Andrew Kipnis, professor of anthropology in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University.
This panel discussion with Lydia Liu and Rebecca Karl, co-authors and co-translators, will focus on their book, The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory, a volume of English translation of writings by possibly the first Chinese feminist author He-Yin Zhen (1884-1920?) on issues of gender in relation to imperialism, capitalism, and patriarchy.