Center for Chinese Studies

Spring 2017 Calendar of Public Events

January 26, Thursday, 3:00 p.m., in Crawford Hall Room 115
“The Origin of Modern Humans: A View from Eastern Asia”
By Prof. Christopher Bae, UHM Anthropology

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February 16, Thursday, 12:00 noon, in Moore Hall 109
“Law and Justice in Wu Yonggang and Wu Yigong’s film ‘Evening Rain’ (1980)”
By Professor Alison Conner, UHM Richardson School of Law

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February 21, Tuesday, 12:00 noon, in Moore Hall 109
“Translator Education in China: Challenges and Opportunities”
Dr. Wu Qing, Former Vice Dean, School of English and International Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University; China Director for the Confucius Institute at UHM.

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February 28, Tuesday, 12:00 noon, in Moore Hall 109
“Villagers as Entrepreneurs: How Rural Tibetan and Yi Communities Engage with a Global Commodity Chain.”
Dr. Michael Hathaway, Simon Fraser University Dept of Cultural Anthropology; and Andrews Chair Professor, School of Pacific and Asian Studies (Spring 017)

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March 7, Tuesday, 12:00 noon, in Moore Hall 319 (Tokioka Room)
“Will China Ever Democratize?”
Dr. Teng Biao, Visiting scholar, Institute for Advanced Study; Visiting fellow, US-Asia Law Institute,  NYU; President, China Against the Death Penalty; Co-founder, the Open Constitution Initiative

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April 4, Tuesday, 12:00 noon, in Moore Hall 109
“Recently Discovered Bamboo Texts and the Formation of Daoism in Early China”
Professor Franklin Perkins, UHM Philosophy

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