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Modern China Lecture Series

CSBS building, Faculty in the News
May 24, 2023

Teresa Velásquez (anthropology) discussed the violence associated with the extraction economy in Latin America, Jeremy Murray (history) was a panelist at the Wilson China Fellowship Conference, Meredith Conroy (political science) weighed in on who may seek the GOP presidential nomination and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article on some people of color getting involved in far-right extremist movements.

Daniel Mattingly
April 17, 2023

Yale professor Daniel Mattingly will discuss the “Chinese State Media and Its Global Audience” at the next Modern China Lecture, which will be presented in person and virtually.

Gina Tam
April 13, 2023

“Gender and Agency in Hong Kong Activism: The Case of the 1978 Golden Jubilee Secondary School Protest,” presented by Gina Tam of Trinity University, will take place in person and on Zoom at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 17.

Police officers watch over visitors to the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.
October 14, 2022

The next Conversations on Race and Policing talk is "Policing China: Street Level Cops in the Shadow of Protest,” set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, on Zoom, and presented in partnership with the university’s Modern China Lecture Series.

The skyline of Hong Kong
October 7, 2022

The talk, “Hong Kong: Global China's Restive Frontier,” will be presented by Ching Kwan Lee, professor of sociology at UCLA. The lecture, on Zoom, is open to the public.

An image of China President Xi Jinping on a video display at Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport in China. © Markus Mainka
September 14, 2022

Victor Shih, an associate professor from UC San Diego and an expert in the elite politics of China, will present “Coalitions of the Weak: Elite Politics in China from Mao’s Stratagem to the Rise of Xi,” on Sept. 19 on Zoom. The program is free and open to the public.

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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.