Illuminating Modern Chinese History Through Biography

Start Date: April 21, 2018
End Date: April 21, 2018
Time Detail: 9:00am to 1:30pm
Location: USC
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Course Description: Join us at the Los Angeles Times Book Festival for a workshop focusing on how biographies and collective biographies can illuminate important moments and issues in China’s modern history. Eileen Cheng will discuss the work and impact of noted Chinese writer and critic Lu Xun. Brett Sheehan will examine the industrial utopia the entrepreneurial Song family hoped to build. Xiaowei Zheng will examine the experiences and legacy of the millions of educated youth sent to work in the countryside during China’s Cultural Revolution.
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Offered to: California