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.
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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
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?’” 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.
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.
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.