confucius institute

Learning China: Establishing a Global Context
A Seminar on Teaching about China

SUNY University at Albany
Massry Center for Business - Room 141
Albany, New York, 12222
October 8, 2016

Oct 8, 2016


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.      Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks Dr. Youqin Huang & Dr. Dejun Cao
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Session One
“China as Living Text and Moving Picture: Learning about China through Literature and Film” Dr. Jeffrey Richey, Berea College
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:45 p.m. Session Two
“Why the West Needs (to Know) China” Dr. Rebecca Bates, Berea College
11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Session Three
“Knowing and Showing: Mapping knowledge in early modern China and Europe” Dr. Kenneth Hammond, New Mexico State University
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Coffee Break

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Session Four
“The Burden of Historical Memory: The Logic of Chinese Politics” Dr. Robert Foster, Berea College
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Unstructured Discussion
Facilitator: Dr. Anthony DeBlasi, University at Albany