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 Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with John Pomfret, author of The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present and Chinese Lessons, and a former Washington Post correspondent.
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 USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by USC Professor Emerita Charlotte Furth on her adventures in Beijing teaching young Chinese scholars about America.
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 San Francisco State University College of Ethnic Studies presents Stomping Grounds, part of multimedia culmination project focused on Chinatown as a social laboratory during the "peak" of Asian American Movement (1968-1974).
Join USC professor and internationally known ceramicist Karen Koblitz for a guided tour of the USC Pacific Asia Museum’s exhibition China Trace: The Export of Chinese Ceramics in the Global Market, followed by a hands-on workshop in decorating ceramics.