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Spring 2019 Center for Chinese Studies Seminars Series Public Talks

Date: Thursday, January 24, 3:00–4:15pm in Saunders Hall Rm. 624, UHM. Topic: Rural Roots of Reform before China’s Conservative Change. Speaker: Dr. Lynn T. White, III, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the Princeton University.

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 12:00–1:30pm in Moore Hall Rm. 109, UHM. Topics: Principles of the Formation of Chinese Characters, and Computer-assisted Chinese Character Systematation and Research. Speaker: Dr. Li Guoying and Dr. Zhou Xiaowen, Co-directors, Center for Research on Chinese Folklore, Classical Texts, and Chinese Characters, Beijing Normal University.

Date: Monday, February 4, 3:00–4:30pm in Moore Hall Rm. 319, UHM. Topic: A Comparative Study on Chinese as a Foreign Language Teachers’ and Learners’ Perception and Identification of Corrective Feedback. Speaker: Dr. Hong Gang Jin, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, University of Macao.

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 12:00–1:30pm in Moore Hall Rm. 109, UHM. Topic: Invention of Pan-China Cuisine and Global Politics. Speaker: Dr. David Y. H. Wu, Former Chair Professor of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Date: Tuesday, February 19 (co-sponsored by International Law Section of Hawaii State Bar Association), 12:00–1:30pm in Hawaii State Bar Association Conference Room (1100 Alakea Street, Rm. 1000). Topic: Making Sense of China–An Urgent Crisis. Speaker: Professor Russell Leu, Vice Dean of School of Law, Beijing Foreign Studies University, and Senior Partner of Kingsfield Law Offices with a presence in Beijing, China.

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 12:00–1:30pm in Moore Hall Rm. 109, UHM. Topic: Autonomy as a Form of Internal Self-Determination: Why the United Nations Should be Monitoring the Implementation of ‘One Country Two Systems’ in Hong Kong & Macau. Speaker: Professor Carole Petersen, Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution, College of Social Sciences, UHM.

Date: TBA (in March 2019), 12:00–1:30pm in Moore Hall Rm. 109, UHM. Topic: TBA. Speaker: Dr. Christian E. Peterson, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Social Sciences, UHM.

Date: TBA (in April 2019), 12:00–1:30pm in either Moore Hall Rm. 109, UHM or Hawaii State Bar Association Conference Room (1100 Alakea Street, Rm. 1000). Topic: TBA. Speaker: Ms. Arati Shroff, Una Chapman Cox Fellow and East-West Center Adjunct Fellow.

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 12:00–1:30pm in Moore Hall Rm. 109, UHM. Topic: Female Employment in China in the Era of the “Two-Child” Policy. Speaker: Dr. Jing Guo, Associate Professor in the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, UHM.

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 12:00–1:30pm in Moore Hall Rm. 109, UHM. Topic: When Do the Last Become First? Institutional Complexity and the Rise of Underdogs during China’s Market Transition. Speaker: Dr. Le Lin, Assistant Professor of Department of Sociology, College of Social Sciences, UHM.

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