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Past Events: North America
BAMPFA welcomes film expert Paul Fonoroff on the occasion of the launch of his most recent book, Chinese Movie Magazines 1921–1951, published by UC Press and drawn from the wealth of pictorial materials held in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library’s Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection. (October 5-14).
"Wesley Tongson: The Journey" presents the artistic development and journey of the significant Hong Kong ink artist. This highlight in CCC's fall season will exhibit 23 works, some never before seen.
Humphrey Hawksley, a BBC foreign correspondent who has lived and worked in Asia for decades, will discuss the struggle for supremacy in the South China Sea from the perspective of key players including India, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, the US and, of course, China.
The Institute for Chinese Studies, in partnership with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, presents our local speaker of the 2018 CHINA Town Hall::
Professor, Department of History
University of Buffalo, SUNY
"Some Good Persons of Sichuan: A Provincial Perspective on Twentieth-Century Chinese History"
Drawing on Chinese- and English-language research, this talk unmasks the backstage world of Chinese opera while also looking at the role of Chinese theaters in shaping and representing Chinese-American community in the Pacific Northwest during the interwar era.
On October 2, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee will visit the National Committee to discuss the future of AI in both the U.S. and China, as well as possible risks.