(September 12, 2013)
Guobin Yang, a leading analyst of online activism in China,will present a talk, “Communication and Community in Contemporary China,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, in Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum, as part of the UNC Asheville China Symposium.
The China Symposium will explore the complexities of contemporary Chinese society, and also features two lectures by Xudong Zhang, professor of comparative literature and East Asian studies at New York University.
Zhang will discuss "The Conundrum of Chinese Identity in the Age of Globalization” at 11:25 a.m. and "The 'Magic' as 'Real' in Mo Yan's Fictional Representation of Contemporary China: Reading The Republic of Wine and Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out” at 2 p.m.
These events are free and open to the public and take place in UNC Asheville’s Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. The symposium also will include special sessions for UNC Asheville faculty and students.
For a complete schedule, visit the China Symposium web page.