Monday, September 25, 2006

NYU in Shanghai Lecture Series Fall 2006

NYU in Shanghai Lecture Series Fall 2006

(Unless otherwise noted, all events are held Wednesday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the NYU in Shanghai Center located on the campus of East China Normal University)

October 11 Christine Choy, Professor of Film, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU “Aesthetics and Social Commentary in Early Shanghai Films”

October 12 Richard Schechner, University Professor and Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU “The Responsibilities of the Artist to/in Society” (time and location TBA)

October 23 Bernard Yeung, Abraham Krasnoff Professorship in Global Business, NYU Stern School of Business “Economic Reforms, Business Development, and Long-term Trends in China”

November 1 Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law, NYU Law School “Aspects of Law and Legal Reform in Contemporary China”

November 8 Wei-jun Jean Yeung, Research Professor, Department of Sociology, NYU “Population and Economic Transition in China”

November 13 Joanna Waley-Cohen, Professor of History, NYU “Food Culture in Early Modern China”

November 29 Lixing Frank Tang, Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, NYU Steinhardt School of Education “Education and Reform in Contemporary China”

December 13 Xudong Zhang, Professor of Comparative Litearture and East Asian Studies “Can Socialism be Postmodern?”

December 20 Mingzheng Shi, Director of NYU in Shanghai “Challenges for Sustaining China’s Development”

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