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4:00 pm

Gina Anne Tam – Dialect and the Making of Modern China: From Republican Revolutionaries to Hong Kong Protesters

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Speaker: Gina Anne Tam, Assistant Professor of History, Trinity University Taking aim at the conventional narrative that standard, national languages transform 'peasants' into citizens, this talk will trace the history of the Chinese nation and national identity on fangyan - languages like Shanghainese, Cantonese, and dozens of others that are categorically different from the Chinese Read More »

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Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies