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CCCI Spring 2016

YONGHENG DENG

Provost's Chair Professor, Professor of Real Estate and Finance, National University of Singapore

February 8, 2016

"Evaluating the Risk of Chinese Housing Markets: What We Know and What We Need to Know"

This lecture is co-sponsored by Cornell Institute for China Economic Research (CICER).

 

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ZACHARY HOWLETT

Ph.D. candidate, Anthropology, Cornell University

February 22, 2016

"China's National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) as a Fateful Rite of Passage: 'A Great Army Crossing a Narrow Plank Bridge'"

BAI GAO

Professor of Sociology, Duke University

February 29, 2016

"One Belt, One Road:  China's Grand Strategy for the 21st Century"

LETA HONG FINCHER

Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

March 7, 2016

"China's 'Leftover' Women and the End of the One-Child Policy"

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Society for the Humanities and Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

Additional resources:

Fincher, Leta Hong. Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China. Zed Books, 2014.

Fincher, Leta Hong. "China's Entrenched Gender Gap." New York Times, May 20, 2013.

Fincher, Leta Hong. "China's two-child policy: Single mothers left out." BBC, November 2, 2015.

TIMOTHY OAKES

Professor, Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder

March 14, 2016

"The Urban Ideology in China"

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ALEX WANG

Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA Law School

March 21, 2016

"The Promise (and Peril) of Environmental Law Reform in China"

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture.

YUJIE ZHU

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University

April 4, 2016

"Cultural Heritage Fever in China: Discourses and Practices"

 

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WU MAN

Chinese pipa virtuoso and composer

April 11, 2016

"My Music Education in China"

This lecture is co-sponsored by Cornell Concert Series.

 

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Wu Man and Andrea Cavazzuti, Discovering a Musical Heartland: Wu Man’s Return to China (2012).

SUZANNE SCOGGINS

Ph.D. candidate in Political Science, UC Berkeley; Assistant Professor, Clark University

April 18, 2016

"Policing in the Shadow of Protest"

 

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PHILIP TINARI

Director, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing

April 25, 2016

"How Contemporary Chinese Art Became Global: Artists, Exhibitions, Markets, Mediators 1985-2015"

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Johnson Museum of Art and the Department of History of Art & Visual Studies.

Additional resources:

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Tinari, Philip. "M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art," Artforum (Summer 2016).