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2013 China Symposium

2013 China Symposium


2013 China Symposium: Contemporary Chinese Society

Monday, September 16, 2013

The third annual China Symposium: Contemporary Chinese Society was held at UNC Asheville during the third year of a three-year faculty and curriculum development initiative funded by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education and co-sponsored by the Asian Studies Development Program at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

This year's Symposium featured the following guest speakers:

Xudong Zhang
New York University

  • "The Conundrum of Chinese Identity in the Age of Globalization"
    11:25am - 12:35pm  (Laurel Forum)
  • "The 'Magic' as 'Real' in Mo Yan's Fictional Representation of Contemporary China:  Reading The Republic of Wine and Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out"
    2:00pm - 3:00pm  (Laurel Forum)

Yang Guobin
Annenberg School for Communication and Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania

  • "Communication and Community in Contemporary China"
    7:00pm - 8:30pm  (Laurel Forum)

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