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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.

A discussion of high socialist China and an examination of a historical impact of the World War II “comfort women” will be the focus of two talks presented by the Modern China Lecture Series at Cal State San Bernardino
March 22, 2021

“A Sensational Encounter with High Socialist China, Book Talk,” with Paul G. Pickowicz is set for Tuesday, March 23, and “What the World Owes the Comfort Women,” with Carol Gluck, will take place at noon Thursday, March 25. Both talks will be on Zoom.

The Shanghai skyline shrouded in heavy smog, June 2008. China’s environmental challenges brought by a rapidly expanding economy will be the topic of the first Modern China Lecture on Tuesday, followed by a presentation on why Chinese dissidents backed former President Donald Trump on Thursday. Both talks will be on Zoom. Photo: Peter Dowley/Wikimedia Commons
March 8, 2021

Robert B. Marks, professor emeritus at Whittier College, will talk on March 9 about China’s environmental challenges brought on by its rapid economic growth, and Perry Link, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese at UC Riverside, will discuss on March 11 why many Chinese dissidents back former President Donald Trump.

A protest in Hong Kong on June 16, 2021. CSUSB’s Modern China Lecture Series will host two talks, one today at 5:30 p.m. and at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Both will be on Zoom. Photo by Studio Incento/WikiMedia Commons.
March 1, 2021

The Modern China Lecture Series will host two talks today and Tuesday, both on Zoom. Hong Kong-based journalist Ryan Ho Kirkpatrick will speak at 5:30 p.m. today on the current situation in Hong Kong. Author Rana Mitter will speak at 10 a.m. Tuesday on how World War II shaped a new nationalism in China.

Ian Johnson. Photo by Sim Chi Yin.
January 13, 2021

Johnson will discuss the current state of relations between the U.S. and China, which have deteriorated recently, and the role of his profession, journalism, in the ongoing crisis. 

A program presented by the CSUSB history department will will provide an opportunity to learn about preparing for a career in editing and publishing.
November 24, 2020

“A Career in Editing and Publishing: A Conversation with Professionals from the Diverse Fields of Editing and Publishing,” at noon on Dec. 4 on Zoom.

Urban villages beside skyscrapers, near Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen circa 2005. Modern China Lecture Series events will take place Nov. 9, Nov. 19 and Nov. 24, all on Zoom. Photo:WikiMedia Commons.
November 5, 2020

The Modern China Lecture Series was initiated to promote awareness of important issues related to China for those on the CSUSB campus and in the community. Modern China Lecture Series events will take place Nov. 17 and Nov. 24, all on Zoom.