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China's Cultural Revolution with guest speaker Professor Andrew G. Walder (April 14th, 2023)

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Friday, April 14, 2023 - 3:00pm

The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford Global Studies (SGS), and the USC U.S.-China Institute are excited to offer a professional development workshop for community college and high school educators who wish to internationalize their curriculum. The workshop will feature a talk by Stanford Professor Andrew Walder on his latest book, "Civil War in Guangxi: The Cultural Revolution on China's Southern Periphery" (2023), and a demo of SPICE’s curriculum unit, "China’s Cultural Revolution." This free virtual workshop is offered by SPICE and SGS as part of the Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Fellowship Program that is supported by Department of Education Title VI, and by SPICE and the USC U.S.-China Institute as part of the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia that is supported by the Freeman Foundation.


Andrew G. Walder is the Denise O'Leary and Kent Thiry Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Senior Fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Previously, he served as chair of the Department of Sociology, as director of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, and as Director of the Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences.

In his new book, Professor Walder provides a groundbreaking new analysis of one the most shocking chapters of the Cultural Revolution. In the summer of 1968, Guangxi became notorious as the site of the most severe and extensive violence observed anywhere in China during that period. With evidence from a vast collection of classified materials, the book reconsiders explanations for the upheaval that draw parallels with ethnic cleansing in Rwanda, Bosnia, and other settings. (Stanford University Press)
The first 20 educators who register and attend the full workshop will receive complimentary copies of Professor Walder’s book and the SPICE curriculum unit. 

Please register via this link.