The UW-Madison's circa 1925 Chinese Students Club

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Spring Semester 2024

Upcoming talks about China:

3 p.m. Friday Feb 16, Elvehjem Building, Room L150: Lost Course: A small Chinese village’s big protest” Documentary screening, followed by Q&A with filmmaker Jill Li. 180 minutes, Chinese with English subtitles.

6:30 p.m. Tuesday Feb 20 @ Elvehjem Building, Room L140: Thinking through Buddhist Visualities,by Robert Sharf, Buddhist Studies, UC-Berkeley.

4 p.m., Tuesday Feb 27, Zoom Webinar: “Variations in Chinese Gift Offering and Acceptance Interactions” by Yun-wen Su, Chinese Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

12:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, @ Sewell Social Sciences Bldg., Room 8108: Havens Wright Center for Social Justice Lecture: “The Dawn of the Pacific Century: China and the condition of the spatial revolution” by Hui Wang, Chinese Intellectual History, Tsinghua Univ. and a 2023-24 Princeton Scholar.

4 p.m., Tuesday April 2 @ 206 Ingraham Hall:     Panel on Digital Literacy for East Asian Studies, Discussion by UW-Madison faculty, including China historian Joe Dennis and Chinese literature professor Anatoly Detwyler.

4 p.m., Monday April 8 @ Memorial Union: “Chinese Badgers, Badgers in China: Spring Workshop on the history of UW-Madison’s early 20th century students from China” Presentations by students and alumni.