China Day was inaugurated in November, 2003. The program is hosted by the Reed College Chinese studies faculty for high school students and teachers interested in China and related topics of contemporary significance. Following a keynote address, faculty members facilitate morning and afternoon workshops on topics of personal expertise related to the keynote address.
The 2006 program features Bryna Goodman, University of Oregon professor of history and specialist in modern Chinese history, speaking on New Media in China: cultural and political transformations. The four workshops will address topics on E-commerce, the Digital Divide, and China's Economic Growth; Mao's Undying Legacy; China's Examination Hell; and The Internet in the PRC. The day's program will end with a a traditional Chinese Lion Dance.
There is no cost to participants but due to space limitations, advance registration is required. The program will start in Vollum College Center.
Lunch is provided.
Saturday, November 11, 2006
Office of special programs