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Spring 2017

MARY LOVELY

Associate Professor of Economics, Syracuse University

February 13, 2017

"Economic Integration and Spatial Wage Differences: How Valuable Is Market Access to Workers in China?"

YIYUN LI

Professor of English, UC Davis

February 27, 2017

"To Speak Is to Blunder but I Venture"

Co-sponsored by the Department of Writing, Ithaca College

 

Additional resources:

Yiyun Li, "To Speak Is to Blunder," New Yorker, January 2, 2017.

TAMI BLUMENFIELD

James B. Duke Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, Furman University

March 6, 2017

Watch full lecture video: "Masculinities and Media in China's Na Communities"

ROSELYN HSUEH

Associate Professor of Political Science, Temple University

March 13, 2017

"Globalization and Market Governance: Chinese Capitalism in Comparative Perspective"

 

Additional resources:

Roselyn Hsueh, China’s Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2011)

JESSICA CHEN WEISS

Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University

March 20, 2017

"How China Sees Trump: Past Lessons and Future Prospects for US-China Relations"

 

Additional resources:

Kacie Miura & Jessica Chen Weiss, "Will China Test Trump? Lessons from Past Campaigns and Elections," Washington Quarterly 39.4 (Winter 2017).

 
MARY ANN O'DONNELL

Artist; Enthnographer based in Shenzhen, China

March 27, 2017

"The Shenzhen Condition: An Anthropology of the Intercultural"

Co-sponsored by the International Institute, University of Michigan

 

Additional resources:

Blog: Shenzhen Noted

"Civic Ambition: The Shift from Urban Construction to Social Innovation in Shenzhen" - lecture for INTI Conference 2015

WENDY SU

Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside

April 10, 2017

"China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: Cultural Policy, Film Industry, and Soft Power, 1994-2016"

 

Additional resources:

Wendy Su, China’s Encounter with Global Hollywood: Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013 (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky Press, 2016)

SHU-MEI SHIH

Professor of Comparative Literature, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Asian American Studies, UCLA

April 17, 2017

"Comparative Postcolonial Theory and the Question of Chinese Empire"

Co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature