Humanities Institute

Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, historian gives talk on fast changing China

Wed, September 5, 2012
Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, historian gives talk on fast changing China

The Humanities Institute opens its lecture series on the theme of “Public & Private” with a lecture and book signing by visiting speaker Jeffrey Wasserstrom.  Wasserstrom’s talk, “Public Speech and Private Dreams in a Fast-Changing China, 1987 to 2012” is the first lecture in the Humanities Institute’s series on “Public and Private.”


On September 12, Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor of History, University of California at Irvine, will speak on the social and political evolution that has taken place in China over the last twenty-five years.  The talk draws on Wasserstrom’s many years of research in China, represented in scholarly and general interest pulications such as Student Protests in China: The View from Shanhai (Stanford, 1991) and China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2010).


The lecture will take place in the Avaya Auditorium, ACE 2.302 at 7:00 pm. The ACE building is located on the Southeast corner of Speedway and 24th Street.  Parking is available in the nearby garage at 24th and San Jacinto.  The lecture is generously sponsored by an endowment provided by University of Texas faculty member, Dr. Paul S. Ho and his wife, Mary Ho.


This event is free of charge and open to the public. Please call us at 512-471-9056 to RSVP to this event.


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