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Research on the System Evolution, Development Characteristics, and Trends of Development Zones in China

中国开发区的制度演进、发展特征及趋势探讨 This presentation offers a brief introduction to the transformation process of China's Development Zone System. It will mainly introduce the concept, classification, and development process of China's development zones. Furthermore, it will endeavor to employ qualitative and quantitative analysis … Read more

2023 Chinese Language Teachers Association of North Carolina Annual Conference

FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The 2023 CLTA-NC (Chinese Language Teachers Association of North Carolina) Annual Conference will be held in person at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill from 10:00 am - 5:30 pm EST on Saturday, September 9th, 2023. The theme … Read more

“There Are No Seeds Here”: Severing Seed Sovereignty in Mae La Refugee Camp

Howell Hall, Room 115 231 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC, NC, United States

Dr. Terese Gagnon, a post-doctoral fellow with the Bringing Southeast Asia Home project and housed in the Department of Anthropology, will give the first UNC Anthropology Colloquium of the year. In this talk I illustrate the ways in which the … Read more

Laurence Coderre, Newborn Socialist Things: Materiality in Maoist China

Pauli Murray Hall, room 569 102 Emerson Dr., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Prof. Laurence Coderre of New York University will speak on her recent monograph, Newborn Socialist Things: Materiality in Maoist China (Duke University Press, 2021). Contemporary China is seen as a place of widespread commodification and consumerism, while the preceding Maoist … Read more

The Good Life in Jia Zhangke’s Cinema, with Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Carolina Asia Center and the Chinese program of UNC's Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies are proud to welcome Prof. Hsiu-Chuang Deppman to Chapel Hill for a lecture on her research. Since the debut of his award-winning feature … Read more

Queer Homecoming as Tactics of Intervention, with EK Tan

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

In this presentation, Prof. Tan will discuss the concept of “queer homecoming” as a critical intervention into the normative patrilineal kinship structure in Sinophone societies, defined by traditional family values such as those of Confucianism. He will argue that queer … Read more

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