NYU’s China House has announced the first of a series of several fall lectures to be held on Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 at 4:00pm.

Dr. Mariano Jose Rey, will be speaking on “The Health of Chinese and other Asian Americans in New York City”. Dr. Rey is the Senior Associate Dean for Community Health Affairs, NYU School of Medicine, and Director of the NYU Institute of Community Health and Research.

The lecture will be held at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square South). The lecture is free and open to the public. There will be a reception immediately following.

Upcoming China House events include:

  • A Buddhist Art Seminar – October 17th, 2007
  • A lecture on China’s emerging/evolving security laws by William Allen – November 14th, 2007
  • A lecture on Science and Math in China — the past, the present and the future — by Fanghua Lin and David Cai – date TBD

“NYU China House” is an academic forum on contemporary China. China House encourages collaboration among NYU scholars on research related to China, hosts conferences and seminars, sponsors visiting scholars, offers scholarships to doctoral students, provides grants and fellowships, offers short-term cultural programming, and sponsors talks and lectures.

Last year’s speaker series featured, amongst others, Consul General Liu Biwei on US China relations and ACLS President Pauline Yu on American Learning and Chinese Lessons.

For more information on China House, go to www.nyu.edu/chinahouse

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