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November 2018

Guo Bin: CHINESE RIGHTS ADVOCACY NGOS IN THE “NEW ERA”: THE STRUGGLES AND CHALLENGES

November 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Washington, Gowen Hall, 3rd Floor, 2M Seminar Room, (inside) East Asia Library Seattle, WA United States + Google Map

The UW China & Inter-area Workshop Series (“UWCIW Series”) is co-organized by the Asian Law Center of UW Law School & the East Asia Library of UW, sponsored by Confucius Institute of the State of Washington. Please email to Leo Wang at zzwang2@uw.edu if you are interested in presenting at the workshop and/or being included in Workshop listserv. ABSTRACT: Rights movement in China has been faced with unparalleled challenges in the recent years. A lot of rights advocacy NGOs have…

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CIWA Culture Talks Series: The Master of Martial Arts Fiction – Remembering Jin Yong (金庸) 1924 – 2018

November 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Washington, Gowen Hall, 3rd Floor, 2M Seminar Room, (inside) East Asia Library Seattle, WA United States + Google Map
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Oct 30,  2018 saw the passing of Zha Liangyong 查良镛, better known as Jin Yong 金庸, the acknowledged master of martial arts fiction 武侠小说 and one of the most widely read Chinese authors of the 20th century. In this public talk Prof. John Christopher Hamm of the Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington will review Jin Yong’s life and career and discuss his contributions to the martial arts fiction genre and to modern Chinese literature…

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Medieval Chinese Literary Thought: Lu Ji’s Theory of Writing and Anxiety About Creation

November 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Washington, Thompson Hall, Room 317

CIWA will be co-organizing a talk with the University of Washington's Asian Languages and Literature department. The speaker will be Prof. Wendy Swartz from Rutgers University, author of Early Medieval China (Columbia, 2014), Reading Philosophy, Writing Poetry: Intertextual Models of Making Meaning in Early Medieval China (Harvard University Asia Center, 2018) and Reading Tao Yuanming: Shifting Paradigms of Historical Reception (427-1900) (Harvard University Asia Center, 2008).

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Modality in Classical Chinese Conference 2018

November 30 - December 1
Simpson Center, Room 202, University of Washington
Seattle, WA United States
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Modality in Classical Chinese A workshop bringing together scholars from mainland China, Taiwan, and the United States to present recent work and exchange viewpoints on analyzing expressions of modality in Chinese from the 5th century BCE onward. November 30 - December 1, 2018 | Communications 202 This workshop brings together scholars from mainland China, Taiwan, and the United States to present recent work and exchange viewpoints on how to analyze expressions of modality like kě ‘can’, dāng ‘should’, and bì…

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December 2018

CLTA-WA WEST E 100 Designated World Language Workshop

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chong Wa Hall, 522 7th Ave. S, Seattle Chinatown 98104

Need the Designated World Language endorsement to teach Chinese, Korean, and other languages? Then you need to attend the CLTA-WA Designated World Language Endorsement Tips workshop!  Who: Teacher candidates or certificated teachers who need to take the WEST E-100, presented by Dr. Bridget Yaden What: WEST E-100 Designated World Language Endorsement Tips Workshop How: 3 clock hours from WAFLT; pre-workshop refreshments, free parking provided with registration Co-sponsors: , WAFLT, CIWA Click here to register: https://goo.gl/forms/t9L5YR5hRg8ehxPs2

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