A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Contemporary Chinese Poetry: An Evening of Readings
Nine poets will read from their work and translator Michael Day (Ph.D., Leiden University) will comment on the poetry scene in China today, and on his translation of Luo Ying's Empty Glasses & Empty Tables (bilingual edition, 2006).
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sequoia Room, UCLA Faculty Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies
Geng Zhanchun, poet, critic, Professor at Hainan University
Luo Ying, poet
Ouyang Jianghe, poet and critic
Tang Xiaodu, poet critic, senior editor at Writers Publishing House
Wang Yin, poet, reporter for Southern Weekend
Xi Chuan, poet, critic, Professor at the Central of Fine Arts Academy
Zhai Yongming, poet
Zhao Ye, poet
Zhou Zan, poet, Research Associate at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
For more information please contact
Tel: 310 825-8683
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.