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.
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival is adding another screening of the Hong Kong award Best Film "Ten Years" with English subtitles.
Colombia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute hosts a discussion with activist Joshua Wong on the political forces that came out of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong.
Pomona College hosts a discussion with Wang Chaohua, Nathan Law, and Jeffrey Wasserstrom on the role of protest in the China-Hong Kong relationship.
University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China hosts a talk with Chen Lei on the government reaction to homeowner protests in China.
The danger is palpable as intrepid young filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal.
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University will host Margaret Ng for a talk on the implications of the Umbrella Revolution for media and free speech.