Modern China into the Undergraduate Curriculum

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Modern China into the Undergraduate Curriculum 

Dates: July 11-July 22, 2022 

Format: In Person

Application Deadline: March 13, 2022

The summer institute on Modern China in Three Keys: History, Culture, and Social Change will be co-directed by Dr. Peter D. Hershock (East-West Center) and Dr. Shana Brown (University of Hawaiˋi at Mānoa, Department of History). The institute will examine the turbulent dynamics of China’s transformation from a 17th century empire to a struggling 20th century nation state and a 21st century economic and geopolitical global power, emphasizing cultural continuities as well as political experimentation in an evolving and aspirational “China dream.” Week One of the program will include sessions on Chinese history, literature, and art. Week Two will include sessions on 20th and 21st century social, economic, political, and cultural transformations.  

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