"Bloodwork: Reconfiguring Relatedness in the era of "China's Rise" " at 15:00-16:00, in E21 4028 Abstract: As the PRC attains new levels of prosperity and international influence, it is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for migrants from around the world. This process has sparked new debates, new desires and new fears about globalization,
Students participate in the 12th International Student Film & Video Festival of the Beijing Film Academy
Communication student film "Erica," produced in the Gateway video workshop, screened as part of the 12th International Student Film & Video Festival. The festival, run by the Beijing Film Academy, features student work from around the world. Director Scarlet Un, Director of Photography Allen Sun, Title designer Moon Lei and Producer Crystal Mak all
Prof. Ola Soderstrom, Professor of Social and Cultural Geography at the Institute of Geography, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, presented his recent research on public space policy in Hanoi, Vietnam. [...] Abstract: Hanoi is an aspiring 'world city' in a country with the third growth in GPD in Asia and the most important urbanization
Guest Speaker Ms. Cheung Chui-Yung, a journalist and war correspondent, explores the hidden side of the revolution in Cairo, Egypt." at 16:30-18:00, in JG07 [...] About the Seminar In February 2011, Ms Cheung Chui-yung went to Cairo, Egypt for in-depth report of the Jasmine Revolution and explored the hidden side beyond the revolution.
Prof. Sheldon Lu from the University of California Davis will give a talk on the "Four Major Critical Paradigms in Contemporary Chinese-Language Film Studies" at 16:00-18:00, in L205A [...] Abstract: The talk traces the genealogy and characteristics of four prominent theoretical models in Chinese film studies: Chinese national cinema, transnational Chinese cinema, Chinese-language