Robyn Rodriguez, an associate professor in the department of Asian American Studies at UC Davis, presents research from her recent book, Migrants for Exports, where she examines why and how the Philippine government has become a "labor brokerage state" that supplies the world's labor markets with thousands of workers every day. Sponsored by the Forum on Migration.
Political science professor writes of competing ideologies among China's leaders and intellectual elites.
Prof. Cooley discusses the annual summit for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Anindita Banerjee will discuss two translations of an unusual text of the 15th century — the travelogue of a Russian merchant, which is punctuated and even overwhelmed by its religious invocations to Allah and the Prophet Mohammed.
Six students will attend Women Changing China and facilitate the 2014 Young Women’s Leadership Workshop
Madeline Y. Hsu, director of the Center for Asian American Studies and associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, explores how shifts in immigration laws and practices produced the idea of Chinese, and other Asian immigrants, as high-achieving “model minorities.”
Li Zhang employs recent and eye-opening archaeological discoveries to explore the Silk Routes, one of the most marvelous phenomena in Eurasian history.
A fashion exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America, curated with the expertise of Professor Dorothy Ko, tells the story of Shanghai’s “new woman.”