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CCCI Fall 2015

SIDA LIU

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Law, University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 14, 2015

"The Ecology of Organizational Growth: Chinese Law Firms in the Age of Globalization"

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Clark Program in East Asia Law and Culture.

Additional resources:

Liu, Sida. "The Legal Profession as a Social Process: A Theory on Lawyers and Globalization." Law & Social Inquiry 38: 670-693 (2013).

Liu, Sida 'Globalization as Boundary-Blurring International and Local Law Firms in China's Corporate Law market' Law & Society Review 42 (2008) 

YU ZHOU

Professor of Geography, Vassar Collge

September 21, 2015

"The Chinese State and Green Buildings in China"

Additional resources:

Zhou, Yu 'State Power and Environmental Initiatives in China' Geoforum 61 (2015)

SEBASTIAN VEG

EHESS Professor, School for the Advanced Study in Social Sciences (Paris)

September 28, 2015

 "Speaking with the Silent Majority: New Intellectuals in a China's Changing Public Sphere"

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MARIA REPNIKOVA

Postdoctoral Fellow, Project for Advanced Research in Global Communications, University of Pennsylvania

October 5, 2015

"Critical Journalists and the State in China: The Case of Guarded Improvisation" 

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Communication.

Additional resources:

Repnikova, Maria. "Investigative Journalists' Coping Tactics in a Restrictive Media Environment." Chinese investigative Journalists' Dreams, ed. by Marina Svensson, Elin Sæther and Zhi’an Zhang. Lanhanm, MD: Lexington Books (2014): 113-133.

ANNETTA FOTOPOULOS

Ph.D. Candidate, Asian Literature, Religion & Culture, Cornell University

October 19, 2015

"Projecting Multiethnicity into the Past: The Latest Retelling of the Yue Fei Story"

This lecture is part of a chapter in her forthcoming dissertation "Sites as Media of Memory: A Cultural Memory Approach to Heritage Sites in Contemporary China."

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MICHAEL MEYER

Nonfiction Writer; Professor of English, University of Pittsburg

October 26, 2015

"Covering China from the Ground Up"

Additional Resources:

Website: In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China

NICK ADMUSSEN

Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature and Culture, Asian Studies, Cornell University

November 2, 2015

"The Lyric Copy: from the Hundred Flowers to the Mongrel Coalition"

Additional Resources:

Cathy Hong Park on the End of Conceptual Poetry. New Republic (October 1, 2015)

AMINDA SMITH

Associate Professor of History, Michigan State University

November 9, 2015

"The Legacies of 'Brainwashing': Cold War Ideology and Modern Chinese History"

Additional Resources:

Smith, Aminda. Thought Reform and China's Dangerous Classes: Reeducation, Resistance, and the People. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2012).

BASILE ZIMMERMANN

Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, East Asia Studies, University of Geneva

November 16, 2015

"Waves and Forms: Electronic Music Devices and Computer Encodings in China”

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology Studies and the Department of Music.

 

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