Welcome back, students!
Fall Semester 2022 Events:
Thursday, Sept. 22, Webinar: Chinese Students In America: Still Caught in the Crosshairs? 7 pm central time. Registration required. UW-Madison’s Samantha McCabe, Director of International Student Services, is one of the panelists at this webinar, sponsored by the the US-China Education Trust (USCET).
Tuesday, Oct 11, “Adding Spice: How the Chile Pepper Flavored Chinese Culture.” 4 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall. Lecture by Madison native and Whitman College Professor Brian Dott.
Wednesday, Oct. 19, “Chinese Secret Societies and the Qing Dynasty’s War Against Drugs.” 4 p.m., 206 Ingraham Hall. Lecture by UNC-Chapel Hill historian Mark Driscoll.
Wednesday, Nov. 2, “Religion in Modern China: Understanding Today’s Great Spiritual Revival,” a public lecture by journalist Ian Johnson. 7 p.m., Upper House, 365 East Campus Mall, Suite 200. One of the world’s most acute observers of religion in East Asia, Johnson has lived for extended periods with Chinese Christians, rural Daoists, and Buddhist pilgrims. He has distilled these and many other experiences into a popular account, The Souls of China: The Return of Religion after Mao (2017). Register now for this free event!
Thursday, Nov. 3, Panel on “Legal Protection for Religious Freedom in China.” 12 noon, Law School. Panelist Terence Halliday (American Bar Foundation) and journalist Ian Johnson. Hosted by the East Asian Legal Studies Center.