USC EASC New Book Series: Modern China

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https://dornsife.usc.edu/events/site/124/35601338211691/easc-new-book-series-modern-china/

The USC East Asian Studies Center has launched an EASC New Book Series for the wider community. This series focusing on modern China is organized by Li-Ping Chen, Postdoctoral Scholar & Teaching Fellow in the USC East Asian Studies Center.

This monthly series on Zoom will introduce some of the latest publications in modern Chinese studies to the USC community and the wider public. Please see the following schedule below and register for each event you would like to attend.

SEE BELOW FOR SCHEDULE


January 29, 2021
4:00PM (PST)/ 7:00PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM WEBINAR

Circuit Listening: Chinese Popular Music in the Global 1960s (University of Minnesota Press, 2020)

AUTHOR: Andrew F. Jones (Professor and Louis B. Agassiz Chair in Chinese, University of California, Berkeley)

DISCUSSANT: Ying Qian (Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Cultures, Columbia University)

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February 19, 2021
4:00PM (PST)/ 7:00PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM WEBINAR

The Great Leap Backward: Forgetting and Representing the Mao Years (Cambria Press, 2020)

AUTHOR: Lingchei Letty Chen (Associate Professor of Modern Chinese Literature, Washington University in St. Louis)

DISCUSSANT: Michael Berry (Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Film, University of California, Los Angeles)

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March 11, 2021
4:00PM (PST)/ 7:00PM (EST) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM WEBINAR

Why Fiction Matters in Contemporary China (Brandeis University Press, 2020)

AUTHOR: David Der-wei Wang (Edward C. Henderson Professor in Chinese and Comparative Literature, Harvard University)

DISCUSSANT: Carlos Rojas (Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University)

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April 16, 2021
4:00PM (PDT)/ 7:00PM (EDT) | REGISTER FOR ZOOM MEETING

Diaspora’s Homeland: Modern China in the Age of Global Migration (Duke University Press, 2018)

AUTHOR: Shelly Chan (Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz)

DISCUSSANT: Huei-Ying Kuo (Associate Research Professor of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University)

 

Categories: Lecture
Keywords: Modern China