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Ancestral Leaves: A Family Journey through Chinese History

Joseph Esherick will lecture on Chinese families through history at the University of Washington.

February 8, 2011 7:00pm to 12:00am

Holder of the Hwei-chih and Julia Hsiu Chair in Chinese Studies, Esherick teaches modern Chinese history, specializing in the intersection of social developments and political movements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries at the University of California at San Diego. A graduate of Harvard College (1964, summa cum laude ), with a Ph.D. from U.C., Berkeley (1971), he taught at the University of Oregon before coming to UCSD in 1990. Here he has chaired the program in Chinese Studies, served as chair of the Advisory Committee of the Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies (IICAS) and received (together with Paul Pickowicz) the 2003 Chancellor's Associates Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching. Beyond UCSD, he serves on the editorial boards of the China Quarterly, Modern China, Asia Major, and China Review International .

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(206) 543-6938