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Alumni Talk: Crashing the Party: An American Reporter in China

Duke University's Perkins 217 Durham, NC

Duke alum, New York Times translator, and Los Angeles Times correspondent Scott Savitt returns to talk about his extraordinary two decades in the People's Republic of China as a foreign reporter through the formative 80's and 90's. As a journalist, … Read more

Duke University Library Panel – Filmmakers of the Memory Project

Duke University's Perkins 217 Durham, NC

The Memory Project aims to shine light on one of modern China's most traumatic events, the Great Famine of 1958-1961, by collecting oral histories from survivors in rural areas. The amateur filmmakers discovered their family histories and identities in the … Read more

Japanese Film Series: Tokyo Story (1953)

Duke University's Perkins 217 Durham, NC

This film tells the experience of an old couple visiting their grown children in Tokyo. After being coldly received by their daughter and son, they turn to the widowed daughter-in-law who treats them kindly. The depiction of daily life, aging, family … Read more

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