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Modern China Lecture Series

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May 2, 2022

“Law and Racial Translation: Marriage Fraud Amendments, Gender-Based Violence, and Chinese American Women” will be presented by Lee Ann S. Wang, assistant professor of Asian American Studies at UCLA, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, on Zoom.

A composite image: The Yumen River and an illustration of a Manchu queue
April 22, 2022

“The Manchu Queue: A Complex Symbol in Chinese Identity,” on April 25, and “Ethnic River: Borderland Ecology and Rice Farming Stories around the Tumen River,” on April 27, are part of CSUSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month celebration.

Tengwang Pavilion, in the city of Nanchang , Jiangxi province, China.
April 15, 2022

“Continent in Dust: Experiments in a Chinese Weather System,” on April 18, and “Mate Choice and Marriage in the Chinese Communist Border Areas: Three Perspectives from 1941-42,” on April 21, are part of CSUSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month. Both programs are free and open to the public.

Illustration of a city skyline.
April 7, 2022

The presentation by Shou Wang of Cal State Stanislaus is set for Wednesday, April 13, and is part of CSUSB’s Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month. It is the second in the lecture series this week; the first talk by Hangping Xu of UC Santa Barbara took place on April 11.

The Suicide of Miss Xi: A ‘Crime of Economics?
March 17, 2022

“The Suicide of Miss Xi: A ‘Crime of Economics?’” by Bryna Goodman, professor of history from the University of Oregon, will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 21, on Zoom. This program of the Modern China Lecture Series is free and open to the public.

Necropolitics in Modern China
March 10, 2022

CSUSB’s Modern China Lecture Series will host Lihn Vu, Arizona State assistant professor of history and author of “Governing the Dead: Martyrs, Memorials, and Necrocitizenship in Modern China,” for a virtual talk, 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 14.

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October 21, 2021

The first Modern China Lecture Series for the fall semester will feature a conversation with the hosts of the “China History Podcast” and the “Chinese Literature Podcast.” The presentation will take place on Zoom beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

The China Film Group Studio in Yangsong. Photo: WikiMedia
April 27, 2021

“Hollywood in China and China in Hollywood: Will It Be Back to Business-as-Usual Post-Pandemic, or Have the Relationships Changed?” presented by USC professor Stanley Rosen, will take place at noon Thursday, April 29, on Zoom. The program is free and open to the public.

CSUSB Modern China Lecture Series
April 1, 2021

Guest speaker Minxin Pei of Claremont McKenna College will present “Unveiling China’s Surveillance State: How a dictatorship maintains power?” at noon on Tuesday, April 6, on Zoom.