Variations between Culture and Politics: War, Revolution, and Cultural Debates in the Era of May Fourth

Date
Fri February 27th 2009, 12:00pm
Event Sponsor
Center for East Asian Studies
Location
Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor
Admission Information
Free and open to the public. Limited seating. First come first served.
Variations between Culture and Politics: War, Revolution, and Cultural Debates in the Era of May Fourth
Speaker: Dr. Wang is professor of Chinese language and literature at Tsinghua University and guest professor at Nankai University. In May 2008, he was named one of the world's top 100 public intellectuals by Foreign Policy magazine. His essays, commentary, and teaching examine the paradoxes of social change in modern and contemporary China. He was editor-in-chief of "Dushu," China's leading intellectual journal.
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