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Past Events: North America
Starting with the second edition in 2014, the COB has commissioned artists principally based in China to create short works reflecting on the Buddhist cave art at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dunhuang in the Gobi Desert.
To accompany the stunning animation created by the artists at yU+co (Shanghai), Grammy award-winning composer/ musician, Daniel Ho, used a diverse toy box of rhythms, tonalities, and instrumentation to score this year’s COB Title Sequence. Daniel Ho will discuss his creative process and join faculty from the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra and the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology for a live performance of the score.
The Institute for Chinese Studies presents "The Centenary of the May Fourth Movement" Lecture Series:
Assistant Professor, Department of History, East Asian Languages and Cultures, and the Liberal Arts & Management Program
Indiana University, Bloomington
"Pirates’ Law? – Toward a Social History of Copyright in Modern China"
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation on China’s economy, the state of the government’s reform agenda, and the resulting impact on relations with the U.S. and other countries.
The University of Pennsylvania's Center for the Study of Contemporary China presents a lecture on globalization with guest speaker Ling Chen, assistant professor at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Writer-director Bi Gan follows up his auspicious debut, Kaili Blues (2015), with this second feature that again takes his hometown of Kaili as its setting, only this go round, specificity of place gives way to the shifting ambiguity of time, dreams and memory. The film’s title has nothing to do with Eugene O’Neill’s play, and everything to do with evoking the languorous slide of consciousness into twilight.
Join us as Mr. Bottelier draws upon his research and years of experience in China to identify the contributions made by China’s economists in transforming China’s economy, and what the recent renewed emphasis on ideology may mean for China’s future economic direction.
How does migration shape collective resistance in migrant-sending communities (rural China)? This study integrates perspectives from social movements and migration to develop a framework in which migration simultaneously influences the cognitive and social foundation of collective action.