Dr. Rozelle describes how the lack of good early childhood education, together with poor nutrition, is preventing China’s rural youth from reaching their full potential.
Lectures and Talks
Mr. Dube gives a update of U.S.-China Relations, mostly in the area of trade.
Mr. Smith presents China’s development of civil law as well as the foundations from which these laws were developed.
Mr. Schmitz elaborates on selected people that were discussed in his book “Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road.”
Dr. Madsen discusses the growth, or revival, of spiritual beliefs and practices in China which are neither “religious” nor “secular”
Ms. Yang discusses the incredible expansion in movie making in China as well as in the US, in the last few years, to attract the Chinese audience.
Dr. Frank Chong discusses trends in student demographics, college readiness, technology, and growth of for-profits colleges in the U.S., in contrast to the Chinese Educational system. (See Lenora Chu’s talk on the Chinese Education System.)
Ms. Chu describes the Chinese education system, including her personal experience as a Chinese-American mother with a child in a Chinese public school.
Eric Fish, author of the book “China’s Millennials: The Want Generation”, explores the attitudes and lifestyles of Chinese millennials.
Dr. Cai describes China’s demographic history in terms of fertility, mortality, migration, and demographic momentum.