Lectures and Symposia

Looking for a better grasp on the political, cultural, and economic changes that are occurring in China today? Throughout the year, Pace CI holds talks and discussions on Chinese culture.  Past lectures have focused on such topics as The Impact of 9/11 on Manhattan’s Chinatown, Confucius and Confucianism in the Modern World, Approaches to Child-rearing, the Challenges of Asian-American Business Professionals, Chinese Artists in New York, and Growing up Chinese in America.

Spring 2017 Lectures

Note: Except where noted, all lectures take place Fridays from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in 41 Park Row, Room 404

April 21, 2017
"Quantitative Study of Chinese Religion"
Dr. Dedong Wei, Confucius Institute at Columbia University

April 28, 2017
"Hong Kong: 20 Years After the Political Union with China"
Prof. Lida V. Nedilsky, North Park University, Chicago

May 12, 2017
“U.S.-China Relations after the Xi-Trump Summit”
Prof. Zhao Ma, Washington University in St. Louis
10:30 AM-12 PM
Lecture Hall North, 1 Pace Plaza

May 19, 2017
"Publishing in China"
Phoenix Publishing and Media Company Visiting Scholars

May 26, 2017
“My Journey of Self-Discovery and Memory About China”
Anna Michaels, New York Institute of Technology

June 2, 2017
“Leisure Activities in China”
Prof. Hua Wei, Pace CI

June 9, 2017
“The Charm of Nanjing”
Prof. Qin Zhang, Pace CI

June 16, 2017
“Artificial Intelligence in Accounting: A Confucian Perspective”
S-C Mark Cheng

June 23, 2017
“Transnationalism and Identity Formation: Chinese Diasporas in Thailand”
Hui Wang, Visiting Scholar, Washington University in St. Louis