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October 2019

China-U.S. Dialogues Talk Series: Insights into the Dynamics of China-Japan Relations

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guggenheim Hall 220, University of Washington
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In partnership with the UW Committee on China-U.S. Dialogues, CIWA is honored to welcome Dr. Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus from Harvard University, together with Professor Kenneth Pyle from Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington to share their insights into "The Dynamics of China -Japan Relations" on Thursday, October 17 at Guggenheim Hall 220 from 7:00-9:00 pm.  This event is free & open to the public, please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/resuscitation-insights-into-the-dynamics-of-china-japan-relations-tickets-73525776577

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Eastern Memories on the Western Wind: Songs of Home – Celebrating The 2019 Global Confucius Institute Day

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Benaroya Hall, 200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101
Seattle , United States
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In the observance of the 2019 Global Confucius Institute Day, CIWA will be sponsoring the 35th Annual East Meets West Concert which will be presented by Seattle Chinese Orchestra & Pacifica Chamber Orchestra in Benaroya Hall (Nordstrom Recital Hall) on Saturday, October 19 at 7:00 pm. Please join us for this magnificent concert series which features many traditional Chinese musical instruments!  “Eastern Memories on the Western Wind: Songs of Home” is the 35th annual concert in the East Meets West…

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A Public Talk: “From Waiting to Burning: Hong Kong in 2014 and 2019”

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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                In partnership with the Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media, CIWA will be honored to welcome Professor Kai Kwan Pang from The Chinese University of Hong Kong to give a talk on Hong Kong protest on Oct 21 at 5:00 pm in Gowen 201. This talk first brings us back five years ago when the Umbrella Movement, the biggest and most peaceful one among all other occupy movements globally, unfolded in…

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CIWA Talk Series: Works of art and arts of work in China’s Great Leap Forward

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Padelford B-528, University of Washington

To establish a perspective on the many different meanings of labor in the cultural productions of the Great Leap Forward, this article examines a number of visual arts produced in 1958 that celebrated the construction of the Shisanling Reservoir (十三陵水库) on the outskirts of Beijing. This reservoir construction was a showcase of the Great Leap Forward campaign, and it was meant to promote many similar projects taking place at that time. Offering close textual and contextual studies of these works,…

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Fall Workshop: The 5th Chinese Innovation Forum

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - October 26 @ 8:00 pm
University of Puget Sound, 1500 N Warner St
Tacoma, WA 98416 United States
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Fall Workshop: The 5th Chinese Innovation Forum Dates: Friday, October 25 - Saturday October 26, 2019 Time: Registration opens at 3 PM Location: University of Puget Sound (1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416) Admission: $50 (early bird) before October 10 - REGISTER HERE Forum theme: Advocacy and Leadership The 5th forum will include keynote speeches, panel discussions, innovation trade fair presentations, and many opportunities to meet and network with other K-16 educators, and to get to know their work.…

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