The University of Michigan International Institute presents a lecture by Griet Vankeerberghen, Associate Professor, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University.
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Ian Johnson, a Pulitzer-Prize winning writer focusing on society, religion, and history.
This talk will cover the evolution of the image of female stars from the 1920s to the early 1950s as reflected in their representation as "cover girls" from the 1920s (and the birth of Chinese movie "goddesses") to their makeover after the Communist victory in 1949. The talk will include many slides of images from the Fonoroff Collection, now held at the C.V. Starr East Asian Library.
The Art Walters Museum exhibit, "Ferocious Beauty," presents striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities.(November 13, 2016 - April 16, 2017)
By taking a comparative approach that emphasizes conjunctures and relations, this lecture will explore the question of Chinese empire in relation to European empires via the pivot of Sinophone literature from Southeast Asia where we find the confetti of empire strewn all over the place.
The UC Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies will host a panel of political science and economics scholars to discuss the "One Belt, One Road" plan, its goals, and its potential effects with delegates from the Consulate General of the PRC - SF.
The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies will host Maria Repnikova from Georgia State University to discuss contrasts and similarities between the periods of Hu-Wen era and the Xi era through the prism of journalist-state relations.