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September 2017

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Information Session

September 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Meet with a Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) admissions representative to learn more about our graduate school program offerings in China, as well as the application process, fellowship opportunities and career outcomes for HNC graduates. Feel free to contact feneh1@jhu.edu to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

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Sino-Japanese Relations: What Went Wrong after 1992

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Ezra Vogel

Speaker: Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University. Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

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October 2017

China Humanities Seminar – Tina Lu

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Tina Lu, Yale University At Yale she has served as EALL’s Director of Graduate Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies and is currently Chair.  Her research and teaching focuses on the literature of the late imperial period, from around 1550 to around 1750.  Major publications include Persons, Roles and Minds (Stanford, 2001), Accidental Incest, Filial Cannibalism, and Other Peculiar Encounters in Late Imperial Chinese Literature (Harvard East Asian Monographs, 2009), a book-length chapter on late Ming literary culture in The…

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China Town Hall Featuring Susan Rice

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections Join 80+ communities across the United States in a national conversation on China. Featuring an interactive webcast with former UN Ambassador Susan Rice, and on-site discussion with Jeremy Goldkorn. Ambassador Susan E. Rice served President Barack Obama as national security advisor and U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations. In her role as national security advisor from July 1, 2013, to January 20, 2017, Ambassador Rice led the National Security Council staff and…

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November 2017

Environment in Asia Series: China’s Dairy Century – Making, Drinking and Dreaming of Milk

November 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Thomas DuBois, Modern China Historian China’s dairy industry has of late become big news. A country that few would have instinctively associated with milk has emerged as the world’s third largest producer (following India and the United States), and second largest consumer of dairy. But the significance of dairy in China is not merely one of aggregate industry size, nor is its emergence a wholly recent phenomenon. Milk was not a major theme in China’s twentieth century, but it…

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China Humanities Seminar – David Palmer

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: David Palmer, University of Hong Kong Dr David A Palmer is an Associate Professor in the department of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong, which he joined in 2008. A native of Toronto, he graduated from McGill University in Anthropology and East Asian Studies, then obtained his MPhil in Psychology and Ethnopsychiatry at the Georges Devereux clinic for migrant families of the University of Paris-VIII. After completing his PhD in the Anthropology of Religion at the Institute for…

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December 2017

China Humanities Seminar – Jing Tsu

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Jing Tsu, Yale University Jing Tsu, a new Guggenheim Fellow, is a literary scholar and cultural historian of modern China at Yale University. She is the first person to be tenured and become Professor of Chinese Literature and Comparative Literature at Yale, and author of four books (two co-edited). She is currently writing a new book about how China entered the IT era, The Kingdom of Characters: Language Wars and China's Rise to Global Power, a remarkable tale that uncovers what…

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January 2018

China Humanities Seminar – Paul Kroll

January 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Paul Kroll, University of Colorado Check back soon for more information!

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February 2018

China Humanities Seminar – Evelyn (Chiung-yin) Liu

February 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Evelyn (Chiung-yin) Liu,  Academia Sinica, HYI Visiting Scholar Chiung-yun Evelyn Liu is an Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. She earned her B.A. from National Taiwan University, M.A. from Columbia University and Ph.D. from Harvard University. Her research interests include literature of the fantastic, mediations on historical memory, and the intersection of knowledge production, cultural imagination and psychological responses to the foreign in late imperial China. She is completing a book manuscript,…

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May 2018

China Humanities Seminar – Amelia Ying Qin

May 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Amelia Ying Qin,  University of Houston Amelia Ying Qin graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a Ph.D. in Chinese literature (2013) from the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature and an M.A. (2010) from the School of Library and Information Studies. Prior to her study in Madison, she also completed degrees at the University of Rhode Island and Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Her current research interest is in the relationship and dynamics between cultural memory and historiography in…

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