A Century of Chinese Cinema | 兩岸三地 百年電影光華
An unprecedented celebration of Chinese Cinema
June 5 - August 11, 2013
Please visit the following link for more info: www.tiff.net/century
From rarities of the silent era to modern masterpieces, from pioneering social dramas and lavish costume epics to classics of martial-arts cinema, this series showcases more than 80 films as it traces the shared cultural and historical connections between the cinemas of the Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Roundtable on Tong Lam’s New Book, A Passion for Facts: Social Surveys and the Construction of the Chinese Nation (UC Press, 2011)
Associate Professor of History, University of Toronto
Friday, April 5, 2013
4:00-6:00 Lecture & Discussion
6:00-7:00 Book signing & Informal reception
Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place, 208N, North House
Register Online at: http://www.munk.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=13074
Li Chen - Commentator
Assistant Professor of History
University of Toronto
Takashi Fujitani - Commentator
Professor, Department of History
Dr. David Chu Professor and Director in
Asia Pacific Studies, University of Toronto
Joan Judge - Commentator
Professor of History
Rebecca Nedostup - Commentator
Associate Professor of History
Joshua Fogel (York University): “The Afterlife of a Material Object: The Gold Seal of 57 C.E. and Sino-Japanese Relations”
On Thursday, April 11 from 2-4pm, Joshua Fogel (York University) will be giving a talk entitled “The Afterlife of a Material Object: The Gold Seal of 57 C.E. and Sino-Japanese Relations.”
Location: Department of East Asian Studies, Purple Lounge, 14th Floor of Robarts Library (130 St. George St.)
On Friday, April 5, William Marotti (UCLA) will be speaking on the topic “Perceiving Politics: Art, Protest, and Everyday Life in early 1960s Japan.” Dr. Marotti’s newly released book Money, Trains and Guillotines: Art and Revolution in 1960s Japan will be on sale at the event.
Where: Department of East Asian Studies, Purple Lounge, 14th Floor of Robarts Library (130 St. George St.)
On February 25th professors, students, and members of the public filled the spacious Vivian and David Campbell conference hall at the Munk Center in anticipation of the inaugural lecture kicking off The David Chu Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series hosted by the David Chu Chair, Professor Takashi Fujitani. It seemed only fitting that the first figure to take the stage for this series was Dr. Naoki Sakai, a distinguished professor of Japanese history and literature from Cornell University, who has done much in his long career to influence and shape the field of Asian studies.
by Zhang Zhiying
Entrepreneurship has been in vogue in the business world for decades, and more recently, another buzzword - “social entrepreneurship” - has captured the imagination of today’s generation. There are plenty of reasons for this: the combination of business models with public benefit, the blurring of boundaries between the nonprofit and for-profits sectors, and many other characteristics that people usually associate with social entrepreneurship: innovation, risk-loving, flexibility, etc. And yet, despite the alluring halo surrounding social entrepreneurship, the term itself is loaded with ambiguities and controversies.
by Shengping Guo
Like other developed areas across the globe, in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, higher education has seen a significant investment of manpower and financial resources by the government. In 2002, the eight universities funded by the University Grants Committee received grants of 19.7 billion Hong Kong dollars at a cost of 1.46 per cent of Hong Kong GDP. Higher education in Hong Kong entered a so-called “Mass” era in 1990s.
by James D. Poborsa
On Monday January 21st, 2013, the Munk School of Global Affairs hosted a talk by His Excellency Zhang Junsai, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Canada. While the event was a more or less stage managed affair attended primarily by individuals in government, policy and business circles, the ambassador provided a thorough and forthright outline of China’s foreign policy objectives, particularly in the wake of the recent leadership change in Beijing, along with recent developments in Canada-China relations.