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Past Events in China

NYU in Shanghai Lecture Series
Fall 2006
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. all Wednesdays
Location: NYU in Shanghai Center,
located on the campus of East China Normal University

September 21
David Dent, Associate Professor of Journalism, NYU
"Documenting the China Dream: An American Journalist Confronts the Challenges of Writing in and about China"

October 11
Christine Choy, Professor of Film, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
"Aesthetics and Social Commentary in Early Shanghai Films"

October 12
Richard Schechner, University Professor and Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
"The Responsibilities of the Artist to/in Society" (time and location TBA)

October 23
Bernard Yeung, Abraham Krasnoff Professorship in Global Business, NYU Stern School of Business
"Economic Reforms, Business Development, and Long-term Trends in China"

November 1
Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law, NYU Law School
"Aspects of Law and Legal Reform in Contemporary China"

November 8
Wei-jun Jean Yeung, Research Professor, Department of Sociology, NYU
"Population and Economic Transition in China"

November 13
Joanna Waley-Cohen, Professor of History, NYU
"Food Culture in Early Modern China"

November 29
Lixing Frank Tang, Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, NYU Steinhardt School of Education
"Education and Reform in Contemporary China"

December 13
Xudong Zhang, Professor of Comparative Litearture and East Asian Studies
"Can Socialism be Postmodern?"

December 20
Mingzheng Shi, Director of NYU in Shanghai
"Challenges for Sustaining Chinaís Development"

March 7, 2007
Mingzheng Shi, Director of NYU in Shanghai, Ph.D. in Chinese History
Zvi Ben-Dor, Assistant Professor of History, NYU
Minorities in China: Past, Present and Future

March 12, 2007
Doug Guthrie, Professor of Sociology, NYU
Economic Reforms in China

March 19, 2007
Roy Smith, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and Professor of International Business and of Professional Responsibility
Enterprise Capital

March 28, 2007
Christine Choy, Professor of Film Studies, NYU
Chinese Film I: Aesthetics and Social Commentary in Early Shanghai Films

April 4, 2007
Christine Choy, Professor of Film Studies, NYU
Chinese Film II: Approaches to Documentary

April 11, 2007
Mingzheng Shi, Director of NYU in Shanghai, Ph.D. in Chinese History
China's Urban Transformation: New Processes of City Building

April 18, 2007
Ted Magder, Associate Professor of Culture and Communication, Chair of the Department of Culture and Communication, NYU
The Global Governance of Media and Culture

April 25, 2007
Jasmin Tsou, B.F.A in Studio Art
Contemporary Art and Art Education in China

May 9, 2007
Niobe Way, Professor of Applied Psychology, NYU
Coming of Age in China

May 16, 2007
Mingzheng Shi, Director of NYU in Shanghai, Ph.D. in Chinese History
The Rural-Urban Divide and China's Floating Population

May 23, 2007
Mingzheng Shi, Director of NYU in Shanghai, Ph.D. in Chinese History
Challenges for Sustaining China's Development