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CEAS rounds up 2015 with brand new titles!

New CEAS titles: CEAS 173 Portrait of a Suburbanite, CEAS 177 Voices of Taiwanese Women: Three Contemporary Plays, CEAS 178 Reading Wang Wenxing: Critical Essays, CEAS 180 1943: China at the Crossroads, CEAS 175 Sangaku Proofs: A Japanese Mathematician at Work

Cornell Chronicle promotes last CCCI lecture of the semester on November 16

CCCI will host its last speaker of the fall semester Nov. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Kaufmann Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall. Basile Zimmermann, assistant professor of Chinese studies at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, will speak on “Waves and Forms: Electronic Music Devices and Computer Encodings in China.” The lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology Studies and Music. (Cornell Chronicle, November 6, 2015)

CCCI Fall 2015 Highlight: Sebastian Veg outlines the historical development of the role of intellectuals in China

CCCI Lecture Series: Sebastian Veg - "Speaking with the Silent Majority: New Intellectuals in China's Changing Public Sphere" (September 28, 2015)

CCCI Fall 2015 Highlight: Yu Zhou explores the potential benefits of greening China's buildings

CCCI Lecture Series: Yu Zhou - "The Chinese State and Green Buildings in China" (September 21, 2015)

EAP faculty Jessica Chen Weiss testifies before U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Jessica Chen Weiss, Associate Professor in Government, was invited by the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs to testify regarding the economics of international food aid and the realities of Chinese-American relations in Washington D.C on October 7. Professor Weiss reviewed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s September U.S. tour to visit business leaders and addressed the United Nations.

Cornell Daily Sun features CCCI lecture with Maria Repnikova

In an article titled "Lecture highlights Press-Government Relationship in China," the Cornell Daily Sun highlighted the critical arguments of our CCCI lecture with Maria Repnikova (University of Pennsylvania) on Monday, October 5. Her talk was titled "Critical Journalists and the State in China: The Case of Guarded Improvisation."

One-time opportunity! Eun-shil Kim course "Korea through gender and sexuality"

Fall 2015 semester only. Professor Eun-shil Kim (Ewha Womans University) will be teaching her course "Studying Contemporary Korea through Gender and Sexuality" (ANTHR 4021/FGSS 4121/ASIAN 4421; Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:40 AM – 12:55 PM, G01 Stimson Hall).

Hu Shih 2014-2015 Distinguished Lecture Highlights: Professor Benjamin Elman

Inaugural Hu Shih Distinguish Lecture given by Professor Benjamin Elman (Gordon Wu '58 Professor of Chinese Studies, Princeton University) on April 10, 2015: "The Great Reversal: China, Korea, and Japan in the Early Modern World." In this teaser, Professor Elman clarifies the narratives of Sino-Japanese relations in late 19th century.