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October 6, 2019 - 2:30pm
Stanford, California

The Orchestra Now, conducted by Jindong Cai 

October 8, 2019 - 4:00pm
Berkeley, California

Many commentators claim that China's ongoing global rise reflects a restoration of its earlier international prominence, while others highlight that China's emergence reflects distinctive characteristics of the country's current political leadership. In his new book, Making China Modern, Klaus Mühlhahn of the Free University of Berlin provides a panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine.

November 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
Berkeley, California

Emotion takes place. Rather than an interior state of mind in response to the outside world, emotion per se is spatial, at turns embedding us from without, transporting us somewhere else, or putting us ahead of ourselves. In his book The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China, Ling Hon Lam gives an original account of the history of emotions in Chinese literature and culture centered on the idea of emotion as space, which the Chinese call “emotion-realm” (qingjing 情境).

November 10, 2019 - 1:15pm
Los Angeles, California

The Chinese American Musuem in Los Angeles presents an exhibition reimagining the iconic Chinese landscape paintings.