"Speaking of China" Lectures


“Speaking of China” Lecture series brings to Rutgers leading China scholars in the world to discuss their cutting-edge researches, with a focus on social scientific and interdisciplinary approaches.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

09 Apr 2020
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Trends in Social Closure in Post-Revolution China (Yu XIE, Princeton University) canceled
26 Mar 2020
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Temporality and Buddha-Nature in Tiantai Buddhist Thought (Brook Ziporyn, University of Chicago) canceled
28 Feb 2020
05:00PM - 06:30PM
Transparency, Digital Placemaking, and Shenzhen Urbanism (Fan Yang, University of Maryland Baltimore County)
14 Nov 2019
04:30PM - 06:00PM
How the Chinese Copy became the Prototype: Shenzhen and the Moral Perils of Technological Promise (Silvia Lindtner, University of Michigan)
07 Nov 2019
04:30PM - 06:00PM
China and the U.S.: Can’t We Just Get Along? (Andrew Nathan, Columbia University)
03 Oct 2019
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Qing Thought as a Period-Concept of Intellectual Developments in Late Imperial China (On-Cho Ng, Penn State University)
26 Sep 2019
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Red Guards, Live Streamers, and Tweeps: Performance Ethics in Work, Politics, and Play in China and the US (Guobin Yang, University of Pennsylvania)
02 May 2019
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Considering Citizenship in Imperial Chinese History (Hilde de Weerdt, Leiden University and IAS)
19 Apr 2019
03:00PM - 04:30PM
Queering the Rise of China: Gay Parenthood, Transnational Surrogacy, and Dislocated Reproductive Right (Wei Wei, East China Normal University)
31 Jan 2019
04:30PM - 06:00PM
The Transmission and Indigenization of Chinese Daoist Faith in the Late Chosŏn Korea (Jihyun Kim, Seoul National University and Harvard-Yenching Institute)
18 Oct 2018
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Seeking Pleasure in Peril: Male Same-Sex Relations during the Cultural Revolution (Wenqing Kang, Cleveland State University)
04 Oct 2018
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Migration, Social Institutions, and Popular Resistance in Rural China (Yao LU, Columbia University)
26 Sep 2018
05:00PM - 06:30PM
From Mines to Malls: Migrancy, Labor, and Chinese Racial Capitalism in Johannesburg (Mingwei HUANG, Dartmouth College)
05 Apr 2018
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Lost and Found in Translation: From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen (Steven Heine, Florida International University)
27 Mar 2018
05:00PM - 06:30PM
The Specter of Global China (Ching Kwan Lee, UCLA)
20 Mar 2018
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Sex, Work, and Money Boys in Post-Socialist China (Travis S.K. Kong, University of Hong Kong)
01 Mar 2018
04:30PM - 06:00PM
China's War on Poverty: Will It Succeed? (Qin GAO, Columbia University)