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.
Styles of Chinese Gardens
Symposium featuring speakers from UCLA, UC Riverside, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and more.
Saturday, June 16, 2007, 8:30 am - 5 pm
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
Sponsored by Milton and Rosalind Chang
Richard Strassberg, Professor, Department of Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA, Huntington advisory committee for the Chinese garden "Foreign and Merchant Influences on Cantonese/Guandong Gardens"
Yang Ye, Associate Professor of Chinese, Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages, UC Riverside, Huntington advisory committee for the Chinese garden "Yangzhou Gardens"
Philippe Forêt, Researcher, Institute of Cartography, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich "The Imperial Style of Chengde"
Alison Hardie, Lecturer in Chinese Studies, University of Leeds, UK "Shift in Garden Styles in Jiangnan around 1610"
Louise Yuhas, Professor, Art History and Visual Arts, Occidental College
Marcia Reed, Head, Collection Development, Getty Research Institute
Registration fee $10.00
Rsvp: 626-405-3569; email@example.com
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