2012 AAS Annual Conference

Each spring, the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) holds a four-day conference devoted to planned programs of scholarly papers, roundtable discussions, workshops, and panel sessions on a wide range of issues in research and teaching, and on Asian affairs in general.

Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

The Double Life of Hong Mai 洪邁 (1123-1202): The Hanlin Academician and His Supernatural Tales

Harvard's Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk on Hong Mai.

Li-ka Shing Foundation workshop on Republican Chinese History

Ten scholars will discuss the significance Hoover's new collections of Republican Chinese archival materials and whether or not Republican history should be rewritten.

The National Palace Museum and Asia Today

The Bowers Museum presents a talk by Dr. Kung-Shin Chou, former director of the National Palace Museum, on its history and her career.

CCCI: Legacies of "Brainwashing": Cold War Ideology and Modern Chinese History

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative will host Michigan State University professor Aminda Smith to give a free public lecture.

Screening: A Purpose Built School 毛坦厂日与夜

Please join us for a screening of the 2015 documentary A Purpose Built School by filmmaker Jia Ding, followed by a discussion with the director. 

How Language Informs Society: Dialect Variation in Beijing

Ohio State University's Institute for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Hui Zhao on dialect variation in Beijing.

3rd Annual "Mandarin In Schools" Teacher Conference

UCLA Confucius Institute hosts the 3rd annual "Mandarin in Schools" Teacher Conference to provide teachers of Mandarin with new teaching strategies and methodologies

Graduate Study Opportunity in Beijing, China: Coming to visit Los Angeles

Representatives from Beijing's Normal University will be attending a Graduate Studies Fair in Los Angeles.