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June 19, 2018 - July 5, 2018University of Alberta & University of Calgary (see program for details)

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This summer, the Kule Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Alberta and the Calgary Institute for the Humanities will co-host a CHCI-CCKF Summer Institute in Chinese Studies and Global Humanities. This year’s institute will convene under the theme of “Chinese Migratory Realities.” This institute will be co-directed by Christopher Lupke at the University of Alberta and James Ellis at the University of Calgary.

If you are in the Calgary or Edmonton area this summer, please feel free to attend one of these lectures on Chinese Migration! All lectures are free and open to the public!

Public lectures

Wednesday, June 20th, 10:00am
Evan Nicoll-Johnson (University of Alberta): Memories and Experiences of Migration in Early Medieval Chinese Literature
Location: University of Calgary EEEL Room 161

Thursday, June 21st, 10:00am
David Wright (University of Calgary): “Turning from Guests into Hosts”: Illegal Han Chinese migration and anti-Mongolian Pogroms in Inner Mongolia during the Qing and early Republican Periods
Location: University of Calgary, Hotel Alma - Senate Room

Tuesday, June 26th, 9:00am
Julie Chu (University of Chicago): Handle with Care: Little Americans and the Supply Chain of Human Feeling (人情)
Location: University of Alberta, Telus 134

Wednesday, June 27th, 10:00am
Tina Mai Chen (University of Manitoba): Making Sense of Moving Home: Documentary Practices, Wartime Migration, and Chinese Residents of Burma
Location: University of Alberta, Telus 134

Friday, June 29th, 10:00am
Clara Iwasaki (University of Alberta): Homeless in the Fatherland: Xiao Hong's Migrant Geographies
Location: University of Alberta, Telus 134

Monday, July 2nd, 11:00am
Christopher Lupke (University of Alberta): Portable Values: Mainland Migration to Taiwan, Chinese Values, and the Reconstitution of Community (or not)
Location: University of Alberta, Botanical Garden

Tuesday, July 3rd, 10:00am
Madeline Hsu (University of Texas): Circulating Expertise: Migration, International Relations, and Development during the Cold War
Location: University of Alberta, Telus 134

Sponsored by the Consortium of Humanities Centres and Institutes, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, the Calgary Institute for the Humanities (University of Calgary), and the Department of East Asian Studies, the China Institute, and the Kule Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Alberta.

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